In this Article
- What other names is Black Horehound known by?
- What is Black Horehound?
- How does Black Horehound work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Are there any interactions with medications?
- Dosing considerations for Black Horehound.
Medications used for Parkinson's disease (Dopamine agonists)
Interaction Rating: Moderate Be cautious with this combination.
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Black horehound contains chemicals that affect the brain. These chemicals affect the brain similarly to some medications used for Parkinson's disease. Taking black horehound with these medications might increase the effects and side effects of some medications used for Parkinson's disease.
Some medications used for Parkinson's disease include bromocriptine (Parlodel), levodopa (Dopar, component of Sinemet), pramipexole (Mirapex), ropinirole (Requip), and others.
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