How Vitamin E interacts with gemfibrozil

Interaction type: Depletions

Interaction rating: Study Supported

A study in men with elevated cholesterol reported a decrease in vitamin E levels in the blood when treated with gemfibrozil for 10 to 12 weeks. Supplementation with the affected nutrient may be necessary. (1)

References

  1. View Abstract: Aberg F, et al. Gemfibrozil-induced Decrease in Serum Ubiquinone and Alpha- and Gamma-tocopherol Levels in Men with Combined Hyperlipidaemia. Eur J Clin Invest. Mar1998;28(3):235-42.