How Panax Ginseng (Asian) interacts with Anticoagulant medications

Interaction type: Interactions

Interaction rating: Study Supported

An animal study has reported that panax ginseng affects the blood's clotting ability and may alter the effects of these medications and possibly the dose needed for treatment. Use with caution. (1)

These drugs include warfarin, heparin, dalteparin, tinzaparin, enoxaparin, danaparoid sodium, antithrombin III, lipirudin, argatroban, bivalirudin,


  1. Janetzky K, et al. Probable Interaction Between Warfarin and Ginseng. Am J Health Syst Pharm. Mar1997;54(6):692-93.