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How Dandelion Leaf interacts with Diuretic medications

Interaction type: Interactions

Interaction rating: Potential/Theoritical

A study has reported that dandelion leaf has activity comparable to furosemide which may alter the effects of these medications and possibly the dose needed for treatment. Use with caution. (1)

These drugs include furosemide, hydrochlorothiazide, spironolactone, triamterene, amiloride, chlorothiazide, bumetanide, indapamide, metolazone, chlorthalidone, ethacrynic acid, torsemide, acetazolamide, hydroflumethiazide, polythiazide, trichlormethiazide, benzthiazide, methyclothiazide, dichlorphenamide, methazolamide, bendroflumethiazide


  1. Racz-Kotilla E, et al. The Action of Taraxacum officinale Extracts On the Body Weight and Diuresis of Laboratory Animals. Planta Med. Nov1974;26(3):212-17.

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