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Are supplements OK if you have hepatitis C?

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Tell your doctor about any herbal remedies and supplements you take. Some, like kava kava, may harm your liver. Don't start any new supplements before you talk to your doctor.

From: Healthy Habits With Hepatitis C WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

CDC: "Hepatitis C FAQs for the Public."

FamilyDoctor.org: "Hepatitis C."

U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs : "Is it safe to take aspirin or Tylenol if I have Hepatitis C?" "Alcohol and Hepatitis: What you can do," "Can you pass Hepatitis C to a sex partner?"

UptoDate: "Patient information: Hepatitis C (Beyond the Basics)."

VA Hepatitis C Resource Centers: "Hepatitis C: An Introductory Guide for Patients."

World Health Organization: "Hepatitis C."

Reviewed by Arefa Cassoobhoy on April 15, 2019

SOURCES:

CDC: "Hepatitis C FAQs for the Public."

FamilyDoctor.org: "Hepatitis C."

U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs : "Is it safe to take aspirin or Tylenol if I have Hepatitis C?" "Alcohol and Hepatitis: What you can do," "Can you pass Hepatitis C to a sex partner?"

UptoDate: "Patient information: Hepatitis C (Beyond the Basics)."

VA Hepatitis C Resource Centers: "Hepatitis C: An Introductory Guide for Patients."

World Health Organization: "Hepatitis C."

Reviewed by Arefa Cassoobhoy on April 15, 2019

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