Interaction Details

There were no interactions found between Iopromide and Octacosanol. 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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Octacosanol Overview

Octacosanol Octacosanol is a long-chain alcohol that is found in a variety of plant sources, including wheat germ oil, rice bran oil, and sugar cane wax. It is a white, waxy substance that is used as a dietary supplement and is purported to have a number of potential health benefits. Octacosanol has been studied for its effects on physical performance and exercise endurance. Some research suggests that it may improve muscle strength and endurance, as well as increase oxygen utilization during exercise. However, these findings are mixed and more research is needed to confirm the effects of octacosanol on physical performance. Octacosanol is also thought to have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, and it is sometimes used to treat a variety of conditions, including high cholesterol, anxiety, and multiple sclerosis. However, the effectiveness of octacosanol for these conditions has not been established, and more research is needed to understand its potential benefits and risks.
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Octacosanol - More Interactions

Octacosanol interacts with 244 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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