Table of Contents
- 1 What medications should not be taken with echinacea?
- 2 Can you take ibuprofen and echinacea together?
- 3 Can you take elderberry and echinacea at the same time?
- 4 What happens if you take echinacea every day?
- 5 Can you take echinacea with aspirin?
- 6 What kind of medications can you take with Echinacea?
- 7 How often can you use gotu kola with Echinacea?
What medications should not be taken with echinacea?
Although there are no reports of any significant drug interactions with echinacea, it has been suggested that use of echinacea for more than eight weeks could cause hepatotoxicity; therefore, echinacea should not be used with other known hepatotoxic drugs such as amiodarone, methotrexate, and ketoconazole.
Can you take ibuprofen and echinacea together?
Interactions between your drugs No interactions were found between Advil and echinacea. This does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult your healthcare provider.
Can I drink herbal tea after taking Tylenol?
They may contain ingredients similar to acetaminophen or aspirin (such as ibuprofen, ketoprofen, or naproxen). Avoid coffee, tea, cola, energy drinks or other sources of caffeine while taking this medication. They can add to the side effects of the caffeine in the medication.
Is it safe to take echinacea with other medications?
Echinacea can increase the activity of the immune system. Some medications, such as those used after a transplant, decrease the activity of the immune system. Taking echinacea along with these medications might decrease the effects of these medications.
Can you take elderberry and echinacea at the same time?
Elderberry and echinacea are both great! The pair can be used in different ways but can also work in conjunction with one another as natural infection fighters – and more. Echinacea benefits make it best for preventative measures, while elderberry is best for when an illness is already present.
What happens if you take echinacea every day?
Echinacea can cause minor side effects. These can include an upset stomach, nausea, and dizziness. Serious side effects include allergic reactions such as rash, swelling, and difficulty breathing. It can also worsen asthma symptoms.
Can you take antacids with acetaminophen?
No interactions were found between acetaminophen and Tums Regular Strength. This does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult your healthcare provider.
Can I have a drink after taking Tylenol?
Mixing acetaminophen and alcohol can potentially lead to liver damage. Rarely, liver damage can be severe or even life-threatening. Moderation is key. You are less likely to get liver damage from mixing the two together if you use acetaminophen as little as possible and avoid drinking more than recommended.
Can you take echinacea with aspirin?
No interactions were found between Aspirin Low Strength and echinacea. This does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult your healthcare provider.
What kind of medications can you take with Echinacea?
Some medications changed by the body include lovastatin (Mevacor), clarithromycin (Biaxin), cyclosporine (Neoral, Sandimmune), diltiazem (Cardizem), estrogens, indinavir (Crixivan), triazolam (Halcion), and many others. Taking midazolam with echinacea increases how much midazolam the body absorbs.
Is it safe to take echinacea after catching a cold?
Taking echinacea by mouth while still healthy might help prevent some colds in adults, but the benefit is probably small. Taking echinacea after catching a cold doesn’t seem to improve symptoms. It isn’t clear if echinacea is helpful in children.
Are there any side effects to using Echinacea cream?
A cream (Linola Plus Cream) containing echinacea has been used safely for up to 12 weeks. In some people, applying echinacea to the skin may cause redness, itchiness, or a rash. Echinacea is most likely to cause allergic reactions in children and adults who are allergic to ragweed, mums, marigolds, or daisies.
How often can you use gotu kola with Echinacea?
A mild form of gum disease (gingivitis). Early research shows that using a mouth rinse containing echinacea, gotu kola, and elderberry (HM-302, Izum Pharmaceuticals) three times daily for 14 days might prevent gum disease from worsening.