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Valerian Root (valerian) and Alcohol/Food Interactions

There is 1 alcohol/food/lifestyle interaction with Valerian Root (valerian):

Moderate

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Moderate Food Interaction

Alcohol can increase the nervous system side effects of valerian such as dizziness, drowsiness, and difficulty concentrating. Some people may also experience impairment in thinking and judgment. You should avoid or limit the use of alcohol while being treated with valerian. Do not use more than the recommended dose of valerian, and avoid activities requiring mental alertness such as driving or operating hazardous machinery until you know how the medication affects you. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions or concerns.

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Valerian Root (valerian) drug interactions

There are 235 drug interactions with Valerian Root (valerian)

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.

Further information

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