Instaflex Advanced Warnings

By: Dr. Brian Straub, Pharm.D.

Instaflex Advanced is one of the most popular joint relief formulas on the market.

We had our pharmacist take a look at the formula to determine if there are any drug interactions or any medical conditions that could be cause for concern.

Click Here for a full list of potential drug interactions.

See his findings below:

Can I take Instaflex Advanced if I have high blood pressure?

  • There appear to be no known contraindications for those wish to take this supplement and have high blood pressure.

Can I take Instaflex Advanced if I have LOW blood pressure?

  • There appear to be no known contraindications for those wish to take this supplement and have low blood pressure.

Can I take Instaflex Advanced if I have diabetes?

  • There appear to be no known interactions with this supplement and diabetes.

Are allergic reactions possible with Instaflex Advanced?

  • Depending on how the collagen is processed, it is best to avoid if you have egg or chicken allergies.

Can I take Instaflex Advanced with alcohol?

  • There is no evidence that this supplement interacts with alcohol.

Can I take Instaflex Advanced with Viagra / Cialis?

  • There appear to be no interactions between this supplement and either of these medications.

Can I take if I am taking anti-depressants?                               

  • There are no known interactions between this supplement and anti-depressant medications.

Can I take if I have a bleeding disorder?

  • It is best to avoid this supplement if you are taking blood thinners.

    If you do choose to use this supplement, monitor for signs and symptoms in increased bleeding including bruising and bleeding gums.

Can I take Instaflex Advanced with caffeine or other stimulants?

  • There appear to be no interactions between this supplement and any stimulants.

Can I take this medication if I am pregnant or breastfeeding?

  • This medication is possible safe to take when pregnant and possibly unsafe to take while breastfeeding.

Are there any others medical reasons why I shouldn’t take Instaflex Advanced?

Do not take this medication if you have:

  • Gallbladder Problems
  • Bleeding Problems
  • GERD
  • Hormone sensitive conditions such as breast cancer, uterine cancer, ovarian cancer, endometriosis, or uterine fibroids (although this is theoretical and it may actually have beneficial effects)
  • Iron Deficiency (if taking supplemental iron, be sure to space out when taking this supplement and iron supplement)

You should stop taking this supplement within two weeks of any surgery.

Possible Drug Interactions

Moderate

  • Blood Thinners
    • Aspirin
    • clopidogrel (Plavix)
    • diclofenac (Voltaren, Cataflam, others)
    • ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin, others)
    • naproxen (Anaprox, Naprosyn, others)
    • dalteparin (Fragmin)
    • enoxaparin (Lovenox)
    • heparin
    • warfarin (Coumadin)
    • and others.
  • Medications metabolized by the liver:
    • Liver Enzyme 3A4
      • lovastatin (Mevacor)
      • clarithromycin (Biaxin)
      • cyclosporine (Neoral, Sandimmune)
      • diltiazem (Cardizem)
      • estrogens
      • indinavir (Crixivan)
      • triazolam (Halcion), and many others.
    • P-glycoprotein Substrates
      • diltiazem (Cardizem)
      • verapamil (Calan, Isoptin, Verelan)
      • digoxin (Lanoxin)
      • cyclosporine (Neoral, Sandimmune)
      • saquinavir (Invirase)
      • amprenavir (Agenerase)
      • nelfinavir (Viracept)
      • loperamide (Imodium)
      • quinidine,
      • paclitaxel (Taxol)
      • vincristine, etoposide (VP16, VePesid)
      • cimetidine (Tagamet)
      • ranitidine (Zantac)
      • fexofenadine (Allegra)
      • ketoconazole (Nizoral)
      • itraconazole (Sporanox)
    • Other
      • Lithium
      • phenytoin (Dilantin)
      • propranolol (Inderal)
      • Rifampin
      • Theophylline

References

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Author: Dr. Brian Straub, Pharm.D.

Brian Straub is a medical science liaison and licensed clinical pharmacist. He graduated from the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy in 2011, and is also a registered yoga instructor.