an herbal product - treats Female sexual dysfunction and Weight loss
Interactions with Drugs
Damiana may affect blood sugar levels. Caution is advised when using medications that may also lower blood sugar. Patients taking drugs for diabetes by mouth or insulin should be monitored closely by a qualified healthcare provider. Medication adjustments may be necessary.
Damiana may interact with progestin drugs. Caution is advised.
Interactions with Herbs & Dietary Supplements
Damiana may interact with herbs and supplements that alter progestin. Caution is advised.
This information is based on a systematic review of scientific literature, and was peer- reviewed and edited by contributors to the Natural Standard Research Collaboration (www.naturalstandard.com): Tracee Rae Abrams, PharmD (University of Rhode Island); Nicole Giese, MS (Natural Standard Research Collaboration); Toni Schaeffer, PharmD (Albany College of Pharmacy); Shaina Tanguay- Colucci, BS (Natural Standard Research Collaboration); Wendy Weissner, BA (Natural Standard Research Collaboration).
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