- What other names is Casein Peptides known by?
- What is Casein Peptides?
- How does Casein Peptides work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Are there any interactions with medications?
- Dosing considerations for Casein Peptides.
Casein peptides are used for high blood pressure, high cholesterol, anxiety, fatigue, epilepsy, intestinal disorders, cancer prevention, and stress reduction.
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
- High blood pressure. Early research suggests that a specific casein peptide, C12 peptide, does not significantly reduce blood pressure.
- High cholesterol.
- Intestinal disorders.
- Cancer prevention.
- Reducing stress.
- Other conditions.
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diet from milk products. But there isn't enough information to know if casein peptides in dietary supplements are safe.
Special Precautions & Warnings:Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Not enough is known about the use of casein peptides during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
Milk allergy: People with milk allergy are allergic to the proteins contained in milk. They may also be allergic to fragments of milk proteins, such as casein peptides. If you have a milk allergy, it's best to avoid taking casein peptides.
Surgery: Casein peptides might affect blood pressure. There is some concern that casein peptides might interfere with blood pressure control during and after surgery. Stop taking casein peptides at least 2 weeks before a scheduled surgery.
Medications for high blood pressure (Antihypertensive drugs)
Interaction Rating: Moderate Be cautious with this combination.
Talk with your health provider.
Some casein peptides might decrease blood pressure. Taking casein peptides along with medications for high blood pressure might cause your blood pressure to go too low.
Some medications for high blood pressure include captopril (Capoten), enalapril (Vasotec), losartan (Cozaar), valsartan (Diovan), diltiazem (Cardizem), Amlodipine (Norvasc), hydrochlorothiazide (HydroDiuril), furosemide (Lasix), and many others.
Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).
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Last Editorial Review: 3/29/2011