Interaction Details

Belladonna, Ergotamine, Phenobarbital is classified as belonging to the following category: Anticholinergic Drugs

Evidence from in vitro research suggests that clubmoss extract can inhibit acetylcholinesterase activity. Theoretically, concurrent use of anticholinergic drugs and clubmoss might decrease the effectiveness of club moss or the anticholinergic agent. Some anticholinergic drugs include atropine, benztropine (Cogentin), biperiden (Akineton), procyclidine (Kemadrin), and trihexyphenidyl (Artane).

Interaction Rating


Likelihood of Occurrence


Interaction has been documented in animal or in lab research, or the interaction has been documented in humans but is limited to case reports or conflicting clinical research exists


  • Orhan, I., Terzioglu, S., and Sener, B. Alpha-onocerin: an acetylcholinesterase inhibitor from Lycopodium clavatum. Planta Med. 2003;69(3):265-267.

Clubmoss Overview

Clubmoss Clubmoss, also known as lycopodium, is a plant that belongs to the Lycopodiaceae family. Clubmosses are native to many parts of the world, including North America, Europe, and Asia, and are known for their small, fern-like leaves and spore-producing structures. Clubmoss, both the plant and spores, has a long history of use in traditional medicine and herbal remedies. The plant is believed to have a number of medicinal properties and is used to treat a variety of conditions, including bladder and kidney disorders, respiratory problems, digestive issues, and skin irritation. Some studies suggest it may also have anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects. Clubmoss needs to be used cautiously as it contains potentially toxic alkaloids, including lycopodine, dihydrolycopodine, and traces of nicotine.
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Clubmoss interacts with 216 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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