Silly question!!

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Silly question!!

Postby Nikki » Tue May 25, 2004 10:40 am

:D Hi everyone, hope you're all well.
Just a quick question and a bit of a silly one!
I have come off my pill recently and hence my skin and periods are all over the place, someone told me to take evening primrose oil capsules-is that allowed for transplant patients? I'm sure it is cause I've been allowed other supplements before.
Thanks, stay well. :wink:
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evening primrose oil

Postby Iain » Wed May 26, 2004 10:11 am

Hi Nikki.
I think taking evening primrose oil should be OK for transplant patients, I haven't read about any interactions with any other drugs or effects on the kidneys. Probably best to let your transplant unit know about it and try not to take it at the same time as any of your other meds to be on the safe side.
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I agree with Iain

Postby amanda in CA » Wed May 26, 2004 5:26 pm

Hi, Nikki, I do recall that I took evening primrose oil with no problems so I'm sure you will be fine. However, I do agree with Iain about asking your transplant unit, regarding anything that you take, even complementary medicines. Best wishes. Amanda
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Postby Nikki » Wed May 26, 2004 9:41 pm

I will do, many thanks Iain and Amanda!! x
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