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FAQ: Dietary Supplements, Complementary or Alternative Medicines

Question: Where can I find information about taking natural products, dietary supplements, medicinal plants or other complementary or alternative medicines?


You can find information about these products and medicines from government information sources listed below.

Note: Before starting any supplement, ask your doctor or pharmacist for information. Natural products and dietary supplements may interact with medicine you are taking.

NLM MedlinePlus consumer health topic pages:

Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Dietary Supplements

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Last reviewed: 12 January 2009
Last updated: 12 January 2009
First published: 01 January 1999
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