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If you take any medicines or supplements regularly, talk to your health care provider before you start using whey protein. It could interact with antibiotics and certain medicines such as Fosamax for osteoporosis or levodopa for Parkinson's disease.

From: Whey Protein WebMD Medical Reference

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Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database.

Natural Standard.

Paul, G. , August 2009. Journal of the American College of Nutrition

Alexander, D. , April 2010. Nutrition Reviews

Reviewed by Carmen Patrick Mohan on June 12, 2017

SOURCES:

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database.

Natural Standard.

Paul, G. , August 2009. Journal of the American College of Nutrition

Alexander, D. , April 2010. Nutrition Reviews

Reviewed by Carmen Patrick Mohan on June 12, 2017

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