Interaction Details

There were no interactions found between Leucovorin Calcium and Sea Buckthorn. 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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Sea Buckthorn Overview

Sea Buckthorn Sea buckthorn (Hippophae rhamnoides) is a deciduous shrub native to Asia and Europe. It is known for its orange or yellow berries, which are a good source of vitamins and minerals, including vitamin C, vitamin E, and carotenoids. They are also rich in antioxidants and polyunsaturated fatty acids. Sea buckthorn berries and oil have been used in traditional medicine to treat a variety of conditions, including skin disorders, digestive issues, and respiratory problems. They have also been studied for their potential to improve cardiovascular health and reduce the risk of certain cancers. However, more research is needed.
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Leucovorin Calcium Overview

  • Leucovorin is used to prevent harmful effects of methotrexate (Rheumatrex, Trexall; cancer chemotherapy medication) when methotrexate is used to treat certain types of cancer. Leucovorin is also used to treat people who have accidentally received an overdose of methotrexate or similar medications. Leucovorin is in a class of medications called folic acid analogs. It works by protecting healthy cells from the effects of methotrexate or similar medications while allowing methotrexate to enter and kill cancer cells.

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Sea Buckthorn - More Interactions

Sea Buckthorn interacts with 283 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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