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Reserpine : Interaction with Food, Herbs and Alcohol


Interaction of Reserpine with Food, Herbs and Alcohol - For your own safety It is important to understand and avoid the drug-food interaction and how to take the medication. Drug-food interaction can sometimes cause side effects and can even reduce the efficacy of the drug.
Reserpine is an antihypertensive and antipsychotic, prescribed for high blood pressure.

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Reserpine Interactions with Food and Herbs

Ginseng: Intake of ginseng while taking reserpine will reduce the effectiveness of reserpine. Ginseng is found to increase the blood pressure and therefore should be avoided with antihypertensive medications.

Reserpine Interactions with Alcohol

Alcohol interacts with reserpine and may result in dizziness or fainting while standing up (postural hypotension).
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How to Take the Medication -

Reserpine is available in the form of a tablet to be taken once daily. Take the medicine at around the same time every day. Stick to the recommended dose and don't skip a dose. Follow the instructions exactly as directed. Even if you feel good, do not stop the medicine without talking to your doctor.
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