Interaction Details

There were no interactions found between Secnidazole and American Ginseng. This does not mean the potential for an interaction does not exist, however. There is often a lack of studies and data surrounding traditional medicine, especially concerning drug interactions, so it is important to always consult your provider before making any changes to your medication regimen.


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American Ginseng Overview

American Ginseng American ginseng (Panax quinquefolius) is a type of plant that is native to the eastern United States. It is a member of the Araliaceae family and is closely related to Asian ginseng (Panax ginseng). American ginseng has a long history of use in traditional medicine and is believed to have a number of potential health benefits. American ginseng is often referred to as an "adaptogen," which means that it may help the body to adapt to stress and improve overall well-being. It is commonly used to improve energy and mental clarity, and it has been suggested that it may have potential benefits for immune function, heart health, and diabetes management. American ginseng dietary supplements are generally standardized to contain 0.052% to 15% total ginsenosides, a group of compounds found in the plant.
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Secnidazole Overview

  • Secnidazole is used to treat bacterial vaginosis (an infection caused by an overgrowth of harmful bacteria in the vagina) in females 12 years of age and older. It is also used to treat trichomoniasis (a sexually transmitted disease that can affect both men and women) in people 12 years of age and older. Secnidazole is in a class of medications called nitroimidazole antimicrobials. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria.

  • Antibiotics will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections. Using antibiotics when they are not needed increases your risk of getting an infection later that resists antibiotic treatment.

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American Ginseng - More Interactions

American Ginseng interacts with 205 drugs

Interaction Rating Key

These severity listings are for informational use only. Never start, stop or otherwise change your therapy before speaking with your provider.

Major The combined use of these agents is strongly discouraged as serious side effects or other negative outcomes could occur.
Moderate Use cautiously under the care of a healthcare professional or avoid this combination. A significant interaction or negative outcome could occur.
Minor Be aware that there is a chance of an interaction. Watch for warning signs of a potential interaction.
Unknown No interactions have been reported or no interaction data is currently available.

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DISCLAIMER: Currently this does not check for drug-drug interactions. This is not an all-inclusive comprehensive list of potential interactions and is for informational purposes only. Not all interactions are known or well-reported in the scientific literature, and new interactions are continually being reported. Input is needed from a qualified healthcare provider including a pharmacist before starting any therapy. Application of clinical judgment is necessary.

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