Interaction Details

There were no interactions found between Pexidartinib Hydrochloride and Yerba Santa. 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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Yerba Santa Overview

Yerba Santa Yerba Santa, also known as "Eriodictyon californicum," is a perennial shrub native to the southwestern United States and northern Mexico. It belongs to the borage family and is known for its aromatic, resinous leaves. Yerba Santa has a long history of traditional use by indigenous peoples for its medicinal properties. It is often used to make herbal remedies for respiratory conditions, such as coughs, colds, and asthma, due to its expectorant and anti-inflammatory qualities. Additionally, Yerba Santa has been employed in traditional Native American rituals for its purported spiritual and purifying properties.
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Pexidartinib Hydrochloride Overview

  • Pexidartinib is used to treat tenosynovial giant cell tumors (TGCT; tumors in or around a joint that can cause pain, swelling, and reduce movement) in adults that cannot be treated by surgery. Pexidartinib is in a class of medications called kinase inhibitors. It works by blocking the action of an abnormal protein that may help the tumor to shrink.

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Yerba Santa - More Interactions

Yerba Santa interacts with 1 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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