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Couch grass (Agropyron repens,Elymus repens)



Interactions

Couch grass/Drug Interactions:
  • Antihypertensive drugsAntihypertensive drugs: Due to its mild diuretic property, couch grass may increase the risk for hypotension and hypokalemia.
  • Diuretic drugsDiuretic drugs: Theoretically, couch grass may have an additive effect with other diuretic drugs.

Couch grass/Herb/Supplement Interactions:
  • Antihypertensive agentsAntihypertensive agents: Theoretically, couch grass may increase the risk for hypotension and hypokalemia due to its mild diuretic effects.
  • Diuretic agentsDiuretic agents: Theoretically, couch grass may have an additive effect with other diuretic herbs and supplements.

Couch grass/Food Interactions:
  • Insufficient available evidence.

Couch grass/Lab Interactions:
  • PotassiumPotassium: Due to its mild diuretic property, couch grass may increase the risk for hypotension and hypokalemia. Use cautiously with drugs that cause hypokalemia (diuretics).

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