In this Article
- What other names is Calabar Bean known by?
- What is Calabar Bean?
- How does Calabar Bean work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Are there any interactions with medications?
- Dosing considerations for Calabar Bean.
Drying medications (Anticholinergic drugs)
Interaction Rating: Moderate Be cautious with this combination.
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Calabar bean contains chemicals that can affect the brain and heart. Some of these drying medications called anticholinergic drugs can also affect the brain and heart. But calabar bean works differently than drying medications. Calabar bean might decrease the effects of drying medications.
Some of these drying medications include atropine, scopolamine, and some medications used for allergies (antihistamines), and for depression (antidepressants).
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