How Hawthorn interacts with Antiarrhythmic medications

Interaction type: Interactions

Interaction rating: Potential/Theoritical

Studies report that hawthorn may act in the body like some of these medications, which may alter the effects of these medications and possibly the dose needed for treatment. Use with caution. (1)

These drugs include amiodarone, bretylium tosylate, adenosine, dofetilide, propafenone, lidocaine, tocainide, flecainide, ibutilide fumarate, moricizine, quinidine, disopyramide, procainamide, mexiletine, verapamil, digoxin, propranolol, sotalol, esmolol, acebutolol

References

  1. Wagner H, et al. Cardioactive Drugs IV. Cardiotonic Amines from Crataegus oxyacantha. Planta Medica. 1982;45:99-101.