Bitter Yam

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Are there any interactions with medications?



Digoxin (Lanoxin)
Interaction Rating: Moderate Be cautious with this combination.
Talk with your health provider.

Bitter yam contains chemicals similar to the prescription drug digoxin (Lanoxin). Taking bitter yam along with digoxin (Lanoxin) might increase the effects of digoxin (Lanoxin) and increase the risk of side effects. Do not take bitter yam if you are taking digoxin (Lanoxin) without talking to your healthcare professional.

Dosing considerations for Bitter Yam.

The appropriate dose of bitter yam depends on several factors such as the user's age, health, and several other conditions. At this time there is not enough scientific information to determine an appropriate range of doses for bitter yam. Keep in mind that natural products are not always necessarily safe and dosages can be important. Be sure to follow relevant directions on product labels and consult your pharmacist or physician or other healthcare professional before using.


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