How Rhodiola interacts with Adrenergic-blocking agents

Interaction type: Interactions

Interaction rating: Potential/Theoritical

Studies report that rhodiola may act in the body like some of these medications, which may alter the effects of these medications and possibly the dose needed for treatment. Use with caution. (1)

These drugs include atenolol, esmolol, betaxolol, penbutolol, carteolol, bisoprolol, pindolol, metoprolol, timolol, sotalol, acebutolol, nadolol, propranolol, labetalol, carvedilol, methyldopa, clonidine, guanfacine, guanabenz, brimonidine tartrate, dipiprazole, levobunolol, levobetaxolol, metipranolol


  1. View Abstract: Maslova LV, et al. The Cardioprotective and Antiadrenergic Activity of An Extract of Rhodiola rosea In Stress. Eksp Klin Farmakol. Nov1994;57(6):61-63.