It's easy to get answers about health and nutrition! Just send your question by email to email@example.com and Dr. Harlan will respond to selected questions of general interest. Answers will be posted in the Ask Dr. Gourmet newsletter (sign up now!) and archived in the Ask Dr. Gourmet section of the website.
I'm looking into taking acai berry as a supplement. Will it have any negative reaction with the Tegretol I am taking for epilepsy?
There's no research that I have found about any interaction between acai berry and Tegretol.
There is, however, great research that says acai berry is pretty much worthless for all of the things it has been touted for. Don't waste your money on these products. There are lots of great berries that are great for you and a whole lot cheaper.
Thanks for writing,
Timothy S. Harlan, MD, FACP