Vitamin D Drug Interactions

by on May 5, 2012

If you are taking certain medications, you may experience side effects even with moderate doses of this supplement.

Consult your doctor if you are taking any of the following medications as you may need to change your dosage to accommodate vitamin D supplements. Your doctor can also help you weigh the benefits of vitamin D against the potential interactions and help you decide if you need this supplement at all.

Medications that interact with vitamin D include:

  • Water pills such as Furosemide
  • Aluminum
  • Digoxin
  • Calcipotriene
  • Diltiazem
  • Verapamil
  • Heparin
  • Cimetidine
  • Low molecular weight heparins (LMWHS)