How Schisandra interacts with Corticosteroid medications

Interaction type: Interactions

Interaction rating: Case Study Support

A human case report found that schisandra fruit may offset the effects of these medications and possibly the dose needed for treatment. Use with caution. (1)

These drugs include prednisone, hydrocortisone, methylprednisolone, prednisolone, betamethasone, budesonide, triamcinolone, dexamethasone, cortisone, beclomethasone, flunisolide, fluticasone, fludrocortisone, mometasone

References

  1. View Abstract: Liu GT. Pharmacological Actions and Clinical Use of Fructus Schizandrae. Chin Med J.(Engl). Oct1989;102(10):740-49.