Known interactions between the following drugs: Vitex agnus-castus, Wild Yam

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Wild Yam in Wild Yam may interact with Chaste Tree in Vitex agnus-castus
Both wild yam and chaste tree contain phytoestrogens, plant chemicals that act like the hormone estrogen in the body. If they are taken at the same time the risk of estrogenic effects, such as appetite changes, bloating, breast swelling or tenderness, general swelling, nausea, and weight gain may increase slightly. In general, wild yam and chaste tree should not be taken at the same time. Individuals who decide to use both together should be alert for estrogen side effects. If problems occur, wild yam, chaste tree, or both may need to be reduced or stopped. You may want to ask your healthcare provider about this potential interaction if you think you are having problems.

This interaction is well-documented and is considered minor in severity.

(Note: Not all drug interactions are known or reported in the literature, and new drug interactions are continually being reported. This information is provided only for your education and for you to discuss with your personal healthcare provider.)

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