How Eleuthero, Siberian Ginseng interacts with Diabetic / Hypoglycemic medications

Interaction type: Interactions

Interaction rating: Potential/Theoritical

Animal studies have reported that siberian ginseng can lower blood sugar. This may alter effects of these medications and possibly the dose needed for treatment. Use with caution. (1)

These drugs include Insulin, glyburide, glipizide, metformin, rosiglitazone, pioglitazone, glimepiride, tolbutamide, tolazamide, acarbose, acetohexamide, chlorpropamide, miglitol, repaglinide, nateglinide

References

  1. View Abstract: Molokovskii DS, et al. The Action of Adaptogenic Plant Preparations in Experimental Alloxan Diabetes. Probl Endokrinol. (Mosk). 1989;35(6):82-87.