People use chrysin for bodybuilding and for conditions such as anxiety, inflammation, gout, erectile dysfunction (ED), and many others, but there is no good scientific evidence to support these uses.
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Uses & Effectiveness
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Special Precautions and Warnings
Pregnancy and breast-feeding: There isn't enough reliable information to know if chrysin is safe to use when pregnant or breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
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.
Birth control pills (Contraceptive drugs) interacts with CHRYSIN
Some birth control pills contain estrogen. Chrysin might decrease the effects of estrogen in the body. Taking chrysin along with birth control pills might decrease the effectiveness of birth control pills. If you take birth control pills along with chrysin, use an additional form of birth control such as a condom.
Some birth control pills include ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel (Triphasil), ethinyl estradiol and norethindrone (Ortho-Novum 1/35, Ortho-Novum 7/7/7), and others.
Estrogens interacts with CHRYSIN
Chrysin seems to decrease the effects of estrogen in the body. Taking chrysin along with estrogen pills might decrease the effectiveness of estrogen pills.
Some estrogen pills include conjugated equine estrogens (Premarin), ethinyl estradiol, estradiol, and others.
Medications that slow blood clotting (Anticoagulant / Antiplatelet drugs) interacts with CHRYSIN
Using chrysin with medications that slow clotting might increase the risk of bleeding.
Some of these drugs include aspirin, clopidogrel (Plavix), dalteparin (Fragmin), dipyridamole (Persantine), enoxaparin (Lovenox), heparin, ticlopidine (Ticlid), warfarin (Coumadin), and others.
Diclofenac (Voltaren, others) interacts with CHRYSIN
The body breaks down diclofenac to get rid of it. Chrysin might decrease how quickly the body breaks down diclofenac. Taking chrysin along with diclofenac might increase the effects and side effects of diclofenac.
Mephenytoin (Mesantoin) interacts with CHRYSIN
The body breaks down mephenytoin to get rid of it. Chrysin might decrease how quickly the body breaks down mephenytoin. Taking chrysin along with mephenytoin might increase the effects and side effects of mephenytoin.
Be cautious with this combination
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.
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.
Testosterone interacts with CHRYSIN
The body breaks down testosterone to get rid of it. Chrysin might decrease how quickly the body breaks down testosterone. Taking chrysin along with testosterone might increase the effects and side effects of testosterone.
Be watchful with this combination
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