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Ginkgo biloba may cause significant interactions with many medications (too many to list). In fact, compared to most other herbal supplements (or even most medications), ginkgo biloba seems to be more prone to causing these interactions. Ginkgo biloba drug interactions may affect the way liver enzymes metabolize other drugs. This supplement may also cause negative interactions when combined with "blood-thinning" medications or diabetes medications.
An Introduction to Ginkgo Biloba Drug InteractionsEven though ginkgo biloba (ginkgo) is a natural product, it can potentially interact with several medications. In fact, ginkgo biloba may cause significant interactions with many medications, too many to list. Most ginkgo biloba drug interactions fall into the following categories:
- Interactions that affect the way liver enzymes metabolize other drugs
- Interactions that increase the risk of bleeding
- Interactions with diabetes medications.