How Picrorhiza interacts with Diabetic / Hypoglycemic medications

Interaction type: Interactions

Interaction rating: Potential/Theoritical

Animal studies report that picrorhiza can affect blood sugar levels, which may alter the 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: Joy KL, et al. Anti-diabetic Activity of Picrorrhiza kurroa extract. J Ethnopharmacology. Nov1999;67(2):143-148.