Stress (must be taken long term, effects are felt over 60 days +)
Metabolic side effects caused by antipsychotic drugs
Bipolar disorder (take for 8 weeks +)
Diabetes (Blood sugar)
Under active Thyroid (hypothyroidism)
Low Blood Pressure
Auto immune diseases – SLE, RA, Lupus etc.
May increase thyroid hormone, avoid if over active thyroid or on thyroid meds
Warning: Safe for 3 months. Low dose for long term use
Diabetes – monitor blood sugar levels
Stop intake at least 2 weeks prior to surgery
HBP medications – monitor blood pressure
Immunosuppressants – including Imuran, Simulect, Neoral, Sandimmune, Zenapax, OKT3, Orthoclone OKT3, CellCept, FK506, Prograf, Rapamune, prednisone Deltasone, Orasone, corticosteroids (glucocorticoids), and others.
Sedatives – Lorazopam/Ativan, Valium, Zolpidem/Ambien, etc
Thyroid hormone pills