Tormentil may lower blood sugar levels. Caution is advised when using medications that may also lower blood sugar. People taking insulin or drugs for diabetes by mouth should be monitored closely by a qualified healthcare professional, including a pharmacist. Medication adjustments may be necessary.
Tormentil may alter the risk of bleeding when taken with drugs that affect bleeding. Some examples include aspirin, anticoagulants (blood thinners) such as warfarin (Coumadin®) or heparin, antiplatelet drugs such as clopidogrel (Plavix®), and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs such as ibuprofen (Motrin®, Advil®) or naproxen (Naprosyn®, Aleve®).
Tormentil may also interact with agents that affect the liver, agents that are toxic to cells, agents used for the lungs, agents used for the stomach, agglutinating agents, antibiotics, antielastase agents, anti-inflammatories, antivirals, growth-promoting agents, or hydrocortisone.
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