Generic: chromium picolinate
A minerals and electrolyte - People need very small amounts of chromium in the diet
What may interact with this medicine?
This list may not describe all possible interactions. Give your health care provider a list of all the medicines, herbs, non- prescription drugs, or dietary supplements you use. Also tell them if you smoke, drink alcohol, or use illegal drugs. Some items may interact with your medicine.
What should I watch for while using this medicine?Follow a good diet. Taking a supplement does not replace the need for a balanced diet. Some foods that have chromium naturally are whole grains, egg yolks, brewer's yeast, liver, meats, nuts, and potatoes with skin. Limit alcohol, smoking and stress.
This supplement may affect blood sugar levels. If you have diabetes, check with your doctor or health care professional before you change your diet or the dose of your diabetic medicine.
Too much of this supplement can be unsafe. Talk to your doctor or health care provider about how much is right for you.
Tell your doctor if you have a change in your physical or mental health while taking this supplement.
Certain forms of chromium are not for human use. Do not take chromium products that are not labeled for use as nutritional supplements or medicine.
Supplements are not regulated like medicines. Rigid quality control standards are not required for dietary supplements. The purity and strength of these products can vary. The safety and effect of this dietary supplement for a certain disease or illness is not well known. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.
The Food and Drug Administration suggests the following to help consumers protect themselves: