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What are interactions of elderberry?

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If you take any drugs or supplements regularly, talk to your doctor before you start using elderberry supplements. They could interact with chemotherapy for cancer, immunosuppressant drugs, diuretics, and laxatives.

From: Elderberry WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

Fundukian, L., ed. , third edition, 2009. The Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine

Guo, R. , November 2007; vol 120: pp 923-929. American Journal of Medicine

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database web site: “Elderberry.”

Natural Standard Patient Monograph: “Elderberry.”

Zakay-Rones, Z. , 2004; vol 32: pp 132-140. Journal of International Medical Research

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on April 16, 2019

SOURCES:

Fundukian, L., ed. , third edition, 2009. The Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine

Guo, R. , November 2007; vol 120: pp 923-929. American Journal of Medicine

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database web site: “Elderberry.”

Natural Standard Patient Monograph: “Elderberry.”

Zakay-Rones, Z. , 2004; vol 32: pp 132-140. Journal of International Medical Research

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on April 16, 2019

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