How Rhodiola interacts with Antiarrhythmic medications

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) (2)

These drugs include amiodarone, bretylium tosylate, adenosine, dofetilide, propafenone, lidocaine, tocainide, flecainide, ibutilide fumarate, moricizine, quinidine, disopyramide, procainamide, mexiletine, verapamil, digoxin, propranolol, sotalol, esmolol, acebutolol


  1. View Abstract: Lishmanov Iu B, et al. The Anti-arrhythmia Effect of Rhodiola rosea and Its Possible Mechanism. Biull Eksp Biol Med. Aug1993;116(8):175-76.
  2. Maslov LN, et al. Mechanism of The Anti-arrhythmic Effect of Rhodiola rosea Extract. Biull Eksp Biol Med. Apr1998;125(4):424-26.