Shiitake Mushroom With Drugs
Answered by: Christine Dennis
Question from: Todd
Posted on: May 16, 2008

Please explain shiitake mushromm and low blood pressure. Can I take shiitake mushroom with Plavix, Lisinopril and Vytorin?

Shiitake mushrooms have a long history of use in many Asian countries as a food and as a medicine for its anti-cancer, immune regulating, anti-viral, anti-microbial, hepatoprotective, and cardiovascular (cholesterol lowering and blood pressure reducing) effects. However, with the medications you are currently taking, it is advisable to consult a local herbalist for monitoring before adding it to your daily routine.

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