Possible Interactions with: Eucalyptus

Possible Interactions with: Eucalyptus
Also listed as: Australian fever tree; Eucalyptus globulus

If you are currently being treated with any of the following medications, you should not use eucalyptus without first talking to your healthcare provider.

In an animal study, topical eucalyptus oil enhanced the absorption of topical 5-fluorouracil, a medication used to treat cancer.

Eucalyptus may increase the clearance of pentobarbital, a barbiturate used for seizures, and amphetamine, a stimulant used for narcolepsy and, sometimes, attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder. This means that these medications may be eliminated from the body more quickly than they are supposed to be.

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