How Passionflower interacts with Anti-anxiety medications

Interaction type: Interactions

Interaction rating: Potential/Theoritical

Laboratory studies have reported that passionflower can act like some of these medications in the body and may cause sedation which may alter the effects of these medications and possibly the dose needed for treatment. Use with caution. (1)

These drugs include alprazolam, diazepam, lorazepam, clorazepate dipotassium, chlordiazepoxide, oxazepam, buspirone, doxepin, hydroxyzine, meprobamate

References

  1. View Abstract: Wolfman C, et al. Possible Anxiolytic Effects of Chrysin, A Central Benzodiazepine Receptor Ligand Isolated from Passiflora coerulea. Pharmacol Biochem Behav. Jan1994;47(1):1-4.