Data provided by Applied Health
side effects, nutrient depletions, herbal interactions and health notes:
• Avoid alcohol with this medication due to its possible sedating effects.1
• It may be advisable to avoid European elder, eucalyptus, echinacea and ginseng with this medication due to possible additive effects.2
• Due to the known interaction between flumadine and aspirin it may be advisable to avoid these herbs with salicylate properties: meadowsweet, poplar and white willow.3
References1 Facts and Comparisons, Clinisphere 2.0 Wolters Kluwer Company, 2000
2 Scaglione F, Cattaneo G, Alessandria M, Cogo R. Efficacy and safety of the standardized ginseng extract G 115 for potentiating vaccination against common cold and/or influenza syndrome. Drugs Exptl Clin Res 1996;22:65-72.
2 PDR for Herbal Medicines, 2nd edition, Medical Economics Company, 2000
2 Blumenthal, M (Ed.): The Complete German Commission E Monographs: Therapeutic Guide to Herbal Medicines. American Botanical Council. Austin, TX. 1998.
3 PDR for Herbal Medicines, 2nd edition, Medical Economics Company, 2000
3 The Review of Natural Products, Clinisphere 2.0, Wolters Kluwer Company, 2000
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