CNS: loss of balance caused by CNS depressant effects, stupor.
GI: diarrhea, nausea, vomiting
Some known interactions
CNS depressants, narcotics: May increase sedative effects. Avoid administration with true unicorn root.
H2blockers, sucralfate: True unicorn root may increase acid production in the stomach, creating an antagonistic effect. Separate administration times.
Oxytocin: May cause antagonized effects of this drug. Avoid concomitant use.
Contraindications and Precautions
Avoid using true unicorn root in pregnant women (because of estrogenic activity and oxytocin antagonism) or breast-feeding women; effects are unknown. Use cautiously in people with GI disorders.
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