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Apricot (Prunus armeniaca)



Interactions

Apricot/Drug Interactions:
  • Anti-hypertensive agentsAnti-hypertensive agents: Apricot kernels may cause marked hypotension.

Apricot/Herb/Supplement Interactions:
  • Anti-hypertensive agentsAnti-hypertensive agents: Apricot kernels may cause marked hypotension.
  • Beta-caroteneBeta-carotene: Apricot contains beta-carotene.
  • IronIron: Apricot contains iron.
  • LaetrileTLaetrileT: LaetrileT and apricot kernels both contain amygdalin, and concomitant use may result in cyanide poisoning (15).
  • NiacinNiacin: Apricot contains niacin.
  • PotassiumPotassium: Apricot contains potassium.
  • ThiamineThiamine: Apricot contains thiamine.
  • Vitamin CVitamin C: Apricot contains vitamin C.

Apricot/Food Interactions:
  • Insufficient available evidence.

Apricot/Lab Interactions:
  • Serum glucose levelsSerum glucose levels: Apricot contains a variety of sugars, which may increase serum glucose levels.

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