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How Green Tea interacts with OTC decongestants

Interaction type: Interactions

Interaction rating: Potential/Theoritical

If the green tea product is not decaffeinated, the caffeine may alter the effects of these medications and possibly the dose needed for treatment. Use with caution. (1)

These drugs include phenylpropanolamine,ephedra

References

  1. View Abstract: Brown NJ, Ryder D, Branch RA. A pharmacodynamic interaction between caffeine and phenylpropanolamine. Clin Pharmacol Ther. Oct 1991;50(4):363-71.