How Hops interacts with Drugs metabolized by the cytochrome P-450 pathway

Interaction type: Interactions

Interaction rating: Potential/Theoritical

A laboratory study reported that hops may affect the way certain medications are broken down in the body. This may alter the effects of these medications and possibly the dose(s) needed for treatment. Use with caution. (1)


  1. View Abstract: Henderson MC, Miranda CL, Stevens JF, et al. In Vitro Inhibition of Human P450 Enzymes by Prenylated Flavonoids from Hops, Humulus lupulus. Xenobiotica. Mar2000;30(3):235-51.