Interaction Details

Hydrochlorothiazide, Methyldopa is classified as belonging to the following category: Antihypertensive Drugs

Theoretically, horny goat weed might increase the risk of hypotension.
Laboratory research suggests that horny goat weed might have hypotensive effects. This effect has not been reported in humans.

Interaction Rating

Moderate

Likelihood of Occurrence

Possible

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

References

  • Cirigliano MD, Szapary PO. Horny goat weed for erectile dysfunction. Alt Med Alert 2001;4:19-22.

Horny Goat Weed Overview

Horny Goat Weed Horny goat weed, also known as epimedium, is a plant native to Asia and a member of the Berberidaceae family. It is known for its small, purple flowers and heart-shaped leaves. In traditional medicine, horny goat weed is thought to have anti-inflammatory and pain-relieving effects, and it has been used to treat a variety of conditions, including digestive problems, respiratory infections, and skin disorders. Horny goat weed is also commonly used as a natural treatment for male infertility and as a natural performance-enhancing supplement as it may have a mild androgenic effect.
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Horny Goat Weed - More Interactions

Horny Goat Weed interacts with 482 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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