Interaction Details

There were no interactions found between Didanosine and Wormwood. 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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Wormwood Overview

Wormwood "Wormwood" can refer to various plants, including Artemisia absinthium, commonly known as wormwood, which is used in herbal medicine and historically in the production of absinthe. This aromatic herb is known for its bitter taste and strong, pungent aroma. Wormwood has been used for centuries to treat various ailments, such as digestive issues and parasitic infections. However, its consumption should be done with caution due to its potentially toxic compounds, such as thujone, which can have adverse effects in large quantities. It has a rich history in traditional medicine and is also famous for its association with the intriguing history of absinthe, a potent alcoholic beverage.
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Didanosine Overview

  • Didanosine is used along with other medications to treat human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection. Didanosine is in a class of medications called nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NRTIs). It works by decreasing the amount of HIV in the blood. Although didanosine does not cure HIV, it may decrease your chance of developing acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) and HIV-related illnesses such as serious infections or cancer. Taking these medications along with practicing safer sex and making other lifestyle changes may decrease the risk of transmitting (spreading) the HIV virus to other people.

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Wormwood - More Interactions

Wormwood interacts with 50 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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