What are the drug interactions associated with taking slippery elm?
May possibly interfere with drug or herb absorption so best to take the bark several hours before or after other medicants. No reported negative interactions with pharmaceuticals as of 2002.
No interactions are reported.
No reports of negative drug interactions.
No known interactions with standard pharmaceuticals.
There are no identified interactions associated with taking cotton root bark.
No interactions between hyssop and standard pharmaceuticals reported.
No negative interactions between yarrow and pharmaceuticals have been reported.
Limited research on drug interactions. Consult with medical practitioner when taking medication with alcohol. And more . . .
No reported interactions with other herbs in Chinese herbalism. No studies of its interactions with Western pharmaceuticals.
No interactions of spirulina with foods, conventional medications, or herbs have been documented as of 2002.
Fucus vesiculosus shouldn't be taken with thyroid medications.
There are no identified drug interactions associated with cranberry consumption.
Drugs with the same therapeutic properties as milk thistle may enhance the effect of the herb. No reported negative drug interactions. When taking other medications consult a medical practitioner.
Notoginseng root is not to be taken by those taking warfarin, heparin, anticoagulants, ticlopidine.
Controversy over if spearmint interferes with the beneficial action of other herbal remedies. No reports on interactions with pharmaceuticals.
People taking digitalis-type drugs should consult their health practitioner before taking horsetail.
No interactions have been reported between squawvine and other herbs or medications. Consult with a medical practitioner before taking.
No reported negative interactions. A positive antioxidant reaction when combined with vitamin C and vitamin E.
No known adverse drug interactions.
No reports of negative effects with standard prescription medications as of 2004.
Information is not available for drug interactions with this herb (could use further study). Those taking medications and wishing to take cornsilk should consult a medical practitioner.
People taking immunosuppressive drugs such as prednisone should not use thunder god vine.
No known negative pharmaceutical interactions. Often combined successfully with other herbs to treat headache, cramping etc. And more . . .
There are no known studies of drug interactions with byronia.
Potassium imbalance is worsened by taking thiazide diuretics, corticosteroids, and licorice root.
Not to be taken with prescription weight-loss medications or medication to lower blood pressure. No reported adverse interactions in traditional Chinese medicine.
Not to be taken with tranquilizers, such as diazepan, ondansetron, buspirone as it counteracts them. Nutmeg is safe in small quantities.
Marsh mallow may slow the absorption of other drugs when taken simultaneously.
Certain drugs with the same therapeutic properties as saffron may enhance the effect of the herb. No reported negative interactions with other medications or herbs.
Not to be taken by those with bleeding disorders or taking anticoagulant drugs. Increases the blood thinning activity of warfarin or aspirin.
No interactions have been reported.
No reports. Generally, all herbal preparations should be discontinued 1 to 2 weeks before surgery.
Reduces the effectiveness of codeine and atropine. Believed to inhibit or reduce the absorption of such alkaline drugs as antacids.
Not to be taken with allopathic medications given to thin the blood. No reported contraindications in Chinese medicine or with standard pharmaceuticals.
Some reports indicate that corydalis is incompatible with tannic acid and vegetable astringents. Used in traditional Chinese medicine positively. Needs studies for interactions with Western drugs.
The drug interactions that are additive when taking ipriflavone include bisphosphonates, calcitonin, estrogen, selective estrogen receptor modulators.
Not to be taken with antihypertensives or before surgery requiring general anesthesia. Reported to interact positively with didanosine (Videx) a drug that treats HIV infection. And more . . .
No known negative interactions with other herbs or pharmaceuticals. May be combined with other herbs in teas to treat menstrual cramps, rheumatoid arthritis and kidney stones. And more . . .
Often combined with other herbs; with myrrh gum and echinacea for salve preparations; with mullein for earache; with chammomile and meadowsweet for stomachaches; with gotu kola for a brain tonic.
Those with allergies to mugwort are also highly likely to be allergic to chamomile and should not take preparations made from either herb.
No known interactions between hibiscus and pharmaceuticals. As it is a tart plant, however, it may not mix well with other tannic herbs. Mint leaves or rose hips are good to blend with hibiscus.
When licorice is used while taking thiazide diuretic medications, this may exacerbate potassium loss. Sensitivity to digitalis glycosides may increase with loss of potassium.
Many problematic interactions with drugs; amphetamines, certain foods, narcotics, decongestants, tryptophan, tyrosine, antidepressants, birth control pills, indinavir, AIDS medications. And more . . .
Long-term internal use of yucca extract may interfere with the absorption of such fat-soluble vitamins as A, D, E, and K. No reports of negative interactions between yucca and pharmaceuticals as of 2002.
There are no studies of the interactions of coltsfoot with conventional pharmaceuticals or other herbal remedies.
Less likely to produce negative effects when interacting with other medications. Does not effect the body's metabolism when taken with dextromethorphan and benzodiazepine tranquilizers.