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How Dong Quai interacts with Antihypertensive medications

Interaction type: Interactions

Interaction rating: Potential/Theoritical

Studies have reported that dong quai may affect blood pressure, which may alter the effects of these medications and possibly the dose needed for treatment. Use with caution. (1) (2)

These drugs include amlodipine, bepridil, diltiazem, felodipine, isradipine, nicardipine, nifedipine, nimodipine, nisoldipine, verapamil, benazepril, captopril, enalapril, lisinopril, fosinopril,moexipril, quinapril, ramipril, trandolapril, perindopril erbumine, atenolol, esmolol, betaxolol, penbutolol, carteolol, bisoprolol, pindolol, metoprolol, timolol, sotalol, acebutolol, nadolol, propranolol, labetalol, carvedilol, methyldopa, clonidine, guanfacine, guanabenz, brimonidine tartrate, dipiprazole, levobunolol, levobetaxolol, metipranolol, reserpine, prazosin, terazosin, doxazosin meylate, guanadrel, guanethidine, isosorbide monohydrate, isosorbide dinitrate, nitroglycerin, hydralazine, minoxidil, papaverine, isoxsuprine, losartan, valsartan, eprosartan mesylate, telmisartan, candesartan cilexetil, irbesartan

References

  1. View Abstract: Chen SG, et al. Protective Effects of Angelica sinensis Injection on Myocardial Ischemia/ Reperfusion Injury in Rabbits. Chung Kuo Chung Hsi I Chieh Ho Tsa Chih. 1995;15(8):486-88.
  2. View Abstract: Zhu DPQ. Dong Quai. Am J Chin Med. 1987;15(3-4):117-25.