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Possible Interactions with: Siberian Ginseng

Index > Herb Interactions > Possible Interactions with: Siberian Ginseng
Also listed as: Acanthopanax senticosus; Eleuthero; Eleutherococcus senticosus; Ginseng, Siberian; Siberian Ginseng

Interactions

If you are being treated with any of the following medications, you should not use Siberian ginseng without first talking to your health care provider:

Digoxin -- Siberian ginseng may raise blood levels of digoxin, a medication used to treat heart conditions. This can increase the risk of adverse side effects from this medication.

Sedatives for insomnia -- Caution should be taken when considering use of Siberian ginseng with sedatives, primarily barbiturates (a class of medications including pentobarbital used to treat sleep problems or seizures).

Drug Interactions

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