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

Interaction type: Interactions

Interaction rating: Potential/Theoritical

Schisandra may affect the breakdown of these medications in the body, which may alter the effects of these medications and possibly the dose needed for treatment. Use with caution. (1) (2) (3)

References

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  2. View Abstract: Nagai H, et al. The Effect of Gomisin A on Immunologic Liver Injury in Mice. Planta Med. Feb1989;55(1):13-17.
  3. View Abstract: Yamada S, et al. Preventive Effect of Gomisin A, a Lignan Component of Shizandra Fruits, on Acetaminophen-induced Hepatotoxicity in Rats. Biochem Pharmacol. Sep1993;46(6):1081-85.