Possible Interactions with: Siberian Ginseng
   

Possible Interactions with: Siberian Ginseng
Also listed as: Acanthopanax senticosus; Eleuthero; Eleutherococcus senticosus; Ginseng, Siberian
 

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

Digoxin
Siberian ginseng may raise blood levels of digoxin, a medication used to treat heart conditions. This can increase the risk of adverse side effects from this medication.

Sedatives for Insomnia
Caution should be taken when considering use of Siberian ginseng with sedatives, primarily barbiturates (a class of medications including pentobarbital which are used for sleep or seizures).


Drug Interactions
Digoxin
Sedatives

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