To avoid certain risks with Accelis, it is a good idea to talk to your healthcare provider about the warnings and precautions that may apply to you before taking the diet pill. For example, tell your healthcare provider if you have diabetes, cancer, or any health problem. Accelis safety precautions also extend to women who are pregnant or breastfeeding and to people who have certain allergies.
Is Accelis Safe?Accelis™ is an herbal supplement that is advertised as a weight loss aid (see Weight Loss Pills). In order to use Accelis safely, you should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking Accelis if you have:
- Any other chronic disease or health problem
- Any allergies, including allergies to drugs, foods, dyes, or preservatives.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
- Pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant
You should also be sure to tell your healthcare provider about any other medicines you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
Specific Accelis Warnings and PrecautionsSome warnings and precautions to be aware of concerning the safety of Accelis include the following:
- Accelis may decrease the level of sugar in the blood. If you have diabetes, check with your healthcare provider before taking Accelis. You may need to monitor your blood sugar more often, and your healthcare provider may need to adjust the dose of your diabetes medications.
- Accelis contains chamomile, which can have estrogen-like effects. This is important for people who have estrogen-sensitive cancers. If you have cancer, check with your healthcare provider before taking Accelis.
- Accelis supplements can interact with many different medications (see Accelis Drug Interactions for more information).
- It is not known if Accelis is safe for women who are pregnant or breastfeeding (see Accelis and Pregnancy and Accelis and Breastfeeding).
- If you decide to use supplements, what you see on the label may not reflect what is in the bottle. For example, some herbal supplements have been found to be contaminated with heavy metals or prescription drugs, and some have been found to have much more or much less of the featured ingredient than their label states.
Therefore, make sure the manufacturer of your Accelis product is a trusted and reputable manufacturer. It is a good sign if a manufacturer abides by the rules of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP).It is also a good sign if a product has the United States Pharmacopoeia (USP) seal, which means that the product has been independently tested and shown to contain the correct ingredients in the amounts listed on the label. Your pharmacist is a good resource for information about which manufacturers are the most reputable.