In this Article
- What other names is Peyote known by?
- What is Peyote?
- How does Peyote work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Are there any interactions with medications?
- Dosing considerations for Peyote.
Special Precautions & Warnings:Pregnancy and breast-feeding: It is UNSAFE to use peyote if you are pregnant. The mescaline in peyote can cause birth defects.
Surgery: Peyote acts like a stimulant. Doctors worry that it might interfere with surgery by increasing heart rate and blood pressure. Stop taking peyote at least 2 weeks before a scheduled surgery.
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