U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Dietary Supplements

Tips for Older Dietary Supplement Users

Supplements can help you meet daily requirements for certain nutrients, but may also cause problems when combined with drugs and foods. Talk to your doctor or registered dietician about supplements that are right for you.

Review Date: Friday, July 11, 2014

FDA Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition

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