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Generic: Citrus Pectin
treats Detoxification and Prostate cancer
               



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Interactions

Interactions with Drugs

Modified citrus pectin may significantly increase the urinary excretion of metals. Caution is advised in patients taking chelating agents.

Although not well studied in humans, pectin may lower cholesterol levels. Consult with a qualified healthcare professional, including a pharmacist, before combining modified citrus pectin with cholesterol- lowering agents.

Based on animal study, modified citrus pectin may significantly inhibit carbohydrate- mediated tumor growth. Patients taking any agents for cancer should use modified citrus pectin with caution.

Modified citrus pectin may slow or reduce the absorption of oral drugs. Caution is advised when taking medications by mouth.

Interactions with Herbs and Dietary Supplements

Modified citrus pectin may significantly increase the urinary excretion of metals. Caution is advised in patients taking chelating agents.

Although not well studied in humans, pectin may lower cholesterol levels. Consult with a qualified healthcare professional, including a pharmacist, before combining modified citrus pectin with cholesterol- lowering agents.

Although not well studied in humans, modified citrus pectin may significantly inhibit carbohydrate- mediated tumor growth. Patients taking any herbs or supplements for cancer should use modified citrus pectin with caution.

Modified citrus pectin may slow or reduce the absorption of oral agents. Caution is advised when taking herbs and supplements by mouth.

Attribution

This information is based on a systematic review of scientific literature, and was peer- reviewed and edited by contributors to the Natural Standard Research Collaboration (www.naturalstandard.com): Ethan Basch, MD, MSc, MPhil (Memorial Sloan- Kettering Cancer Center); J. Kathryn Bryan, BA (Natural Standard Research Collaboration); Dawn Costa, BA, BS (Natural Standard Research Collaboration); Nicole Giese, MS (Natural Standard Research Collaboration); Shaina Tanguay- Colucci, BS (Natural Standard Research Collaboration); Catherine Ulbricht, PharmD (Massachusetts General Hospital); Wendy Weissner, BA (Natural Standard Research Collaboration).

               
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