Chrysin is used for bodybuilding, for treating anxiety, inflammation, gout, HIV/AIDS, erectile dysfunction (ED), and baldness. It is also used for preventing cancer.
How does it work ?
Uses & Effectiveness ?
Insufficient Evidence for
- Athletic performance. Early research shows that taking chrysin in combination with steroids and other supplements for 8 weeks does not improve resistance training in athletes.
- HIV infection/AIDS.
- Preventing cancer.
- Other conditions.
Special Precautions and Warnings
Bleeding disorder: Chrysin might increase bleeding. There is some concern that it might increase the risk of bruising and bleeding in people with bleeding disorders.
Surgery: Chrysin might slow blood clotting. There is concern that it might increase the risk of extra bleeding during and after surgery. Stop taking chrysin at least 2 weeks before a scheduled surgery.
Medications for estrogen sensitive cancers (Aromatase inhibitors) interacts with CHRYSIN
Some types of cancer are affected by hormones in the body. Estrogen sensitive cancers are cancers that are affected by estrogen levels in the body. Medications for estrogen sensitive cancers help decrease estrogen in the body. Chrysin might also decrease estrogen in the body. Taking chrysin along with medications for estrogen sensitive cancers might decrease estrogen in the body too much.
Some medications for estrogen sensitive cancers include aminoglutethimide (Cytadren), anastrozole (Arimidex), exemestane (Aromasin), letrozole (Femara), and others.
Be cautious with this combination
Medications changed by the liver (Glucuronidated Drugs) interacts with CHRYSIN
The body breaks down some medications to get rid of them. The liver helps break down these medications. Chrysin might increase how quickly some medications are changed by the liver. This could decrease how well some of these medications work.
Some of these medications changed by the liver include acetaminophen, atorvastatin (Lipitor), diazepam (Valium), digoxin, entacapone (Comtan), estrogen, irinotecan (Camptosar), lamotrigine (Lamictal), lorazepam (Ativan), lovastatin (Mevacor), meprobamate, morphine, oxazepam (Serax), and others.
Medications changed by the liver (Cytochrome P450 1A2 (CYP1A2) substrates) interacts with CHRYSIN
Some medications are changed and broken down by the liver.
Chrysin might decrease how quickly the liver breaks down some medications. Taking chrysin along with some medications that are changed by the liver might increase the effects and side effects of some medications. Before taking chrysin talk to your healthcare provider if you take any medications that are changed by the liver. Some of these medications that are changed by the liver include clozapine (Clozaril), cyclobenzaprine (Flexeril), fluvoxamine (Luvox), haloperidol (Haldol), imipramine (Tofranil), mexiletine (Mexitil), olanzapine (Zyprexa), pentazocine (Talwin), propranolol (Inderal), tacrine (Cognex), theophylline, zileuton (Zyflo), zolmitriptan (Zomig), and others.
Be watchful with this combination
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