In this Article
- What other names is Agaricus Mushroom known by?
- What is Agaricus Mushroom?
- How does Agaricus Mushroom work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Are there any interactions with medications?
- Dosing considerations for Agaricus Mushroom.
Medications used for diabetes (Antidiabetes drugs)
Interaction Rating: Moderate Be cautious with this combination.
Talk with your health provider.
Agaricus mushroom might decrease blood sugar in people with type 2 diabetes. Diabetes medications are also used to lower blood sugar. Taking agaricus mushroom along with diabetes medications might cause your blood sugar to go too low. Monitor your blood sugar closely. The dose of your diabetes medication might need to be changed.
Some medications used for diabetes include glimepiride (Amaryl), glyburide (DiaBeta, Glynase PresTab, Micronase), insulin, pioglitazone (Actos), rosiglitazone (Avandia), chlorpropamide (Diabinese), glipizide (Glucotrol), tolbutamide (Orinase), and others.
- For diabetes: 500 mg of agaricus mushroom extract three times daily.
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