Melissa Benoit

How can CF drugs and Natural Health Products Interact?

Below are some frequently asked questions on how CF medications and natural health products can interact. Read on to find out more about these interactions. If you have any questions, speak with your CF pharmacist or doctor.


1. Is it safe to take American ginseng (COLDFx®) while on prednisone?

2. I heard Tahitian Noni Juice can help boost my immune system. As a CF patient, should I take it?

3. Can American ginseng (ColdFx) play a role in reducing the amount of bacteria (specifically Pseudomonas aeruginosa?)

4. I heard aloe vera juice is supposed to help with digestive issues. Can I take it as a CF patient or are there contraindications?

5. Can melatonin help with my sleep?