In this Article
- What other names is Indian Snakeroot known by?
- What is Indian Snakeroot?
- How does Indian Snakeroot work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Are there any interactions with medications?
- Dosing considerations for Indian Snakeroot.
Do not take Indian snakeroot if:
- You are pregnant or breast-feeding.
- You have ulcers or ulcerative colitis.
- You have a history of gall stones.
- You receive ECT (electroconvulsive therapy).
- You have depression.
- You have pheochromocytoma, a tumor in your adrenal glands which causes dangerously high blood pressure.
- You are sensitive to reserpine or similar medicines known as rauwolfia alkaloids.
- You are scheduled for surgery in the next two weeks.
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