Traditionally Used for:
Psoriasis. Sarsaparilla extracts may improve psoriasis symptoms.
Digestive problems. Sarsaparilla may improve appetite and digestion.
Asthma: Exposure to sarsaparilla root dust can cause runny nose and the symptoms of asthma.
Kidney disease: Sarsaparilla might make kidney disease worse. Avoid sarsaparilla if you have kidney problems.
Be cautious with this combination
Digoxin (Lanoxin) interacts with SARSAPARILLA
Digoxin (Lanoxin) helps the heart beat more strongly. Sarsaparilla might increase how much digoxin (Lanoxin) the body absorbs. By increasing how much digoxin (Lanoxin) the body absorbs sarsaparilla might increase the effects and side effects of digoxin (Lanoxin).
Lithium interacts with SARSAPARILLA
Sarsaparilla might have an effect like a water pill or "diuretic." Taking sarsaparilla might decrease how well the body gets rid of lithium. This could increase how much lithium is in the body and result in serious side effects. Talk with your healthcare provider before using this product if you are taking lithium. Your lithium dose might need to be changed.
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