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Rauwolfia 1X (rauwolfia serpentina) and Alcohol/Food Interactions

There is 1 alcohol/food/lifestyle interaction with Rauwolfia 1X (rauwolfia serpentina):


rauwolfia serpentina Alcohol (Ethanol)

Moderate Drug Interaction

Rauwolfia serpentina and ethanol may have additive effects in lowering your blood pressure. You may experience headache, dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, and/or changes in pulse or heart rate. These side effects are most likely to be seen at the beginning of treatment, following a dose increase, or when treatment is restarted after an interruption. Let your doctor know if you develop these symptoms and they do not go away after a few days or they become troublesome. Avoid driving or operating hazardous machinery until you know how the medications affect you, and use caution when getting up from a sitting or lying position. It is important to tell your doctor about all other medications you use, including vitamins and herbs. Do not stop using any medications without first talking to your doctor.

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Rauwolfia 1X (rauwolfia serpentina) drug interactions

There are 261 drug interactions with Rauwolfia 1X (rauwolfia serpentina)

Rauwolfia 1X (rauwolfia serpentina) disease interactions

There are 5 disease interactions with Rauwolfia 1X (rauwolfia serpentina) which include:

Drug Interaction Classification

These classifications are only a guideline. The relevance of a particular drug interaction to a specific individual is difficult to determine. Always consult your healthcare provider before starting or stopping any medication.
Major Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.
Moderate Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.
Minor Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.
Unknown No interaction information available.

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