Harvard Heart Letter

Ask the doctor: Will a memory-boosting supplement interfere with my heart medications?

Q. Since having a heart attack, I have been taking lisinopril, Zocor, Plavix, aspirin, a multivitamin, fish oil, calcium, vitamin D, coenzyme Q10, chia oil, B-50 complex, grape seed extract, Nu-Zymes, Natural Energy supplement, Super C22, and astragalus. I am thinking of taking a brain booster called Procera AVH. Will it interfere with my heart medications?

A. From what I was able to learn about Procera AVH, it is not known to interfere with the medications you are taking. But please don't take that as a reason to use the supplement. There isn't any good evidence that this supplement will "boost" your memory.

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