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Ladies mantle (Alchemilla vulgaris)



Interactions

Ladies mantle/Drug Interactions:
  • Anti-coagulation medications (warfarin, heparin)Anti-coagulation medications (warfarin, heparin): Theoretically, ladies mantle should be avoided in patients using anti-coagulation therapy. Ladies mantle may decrease the efficacy of these medications due to its proposed coagulation effects.

Ladies mantle/Herb/Supplement Interactions:
  • Anti-coagulation agentsAnti-coagulation agents: Theoretically, ladies mantle should be avoided in patients taking anti-coagulation herbs or supplements. Ladies mantle may decrease the efficacy of these agents due to its proposed coagulation effects.
  • Iron supplementsIron supplements: Ladies mantle contains tannins, which may reduce the absorption of iron supplements (3).
  • QuercetinQuercetin: Ladies mantle has been shown to have a weak mutagenic effect on bacteria and it is proposed that the constituent quercetin is the cause of the mutagenic activity (4;5).

Ladies mantle/Food Interactions:
  • IronIron: Ladies mantle contains tannins, which may reduce the absorption of iron (3).

Ladies mantle/Lab Interactions:
  • INR/PTTINR/PTT: Theoretically, ladies mantle may alter the results of these tests due to its coagulation effects.
  • Serum ferritin/Serum iron/Total iron binding capacity (TIBC)/RDWSerum ferritin/Serum iron/Total iron binding capacity (TIBC)/RDW: Ladies mantle may contain tannins, which may theoretically reduce the absorption of iron (3).

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The information in this monograph is intended for informational purposes only, and is meant to help users better understand health concerns. Information is based on review of scientific research data, historical practice patterns, and clinical experience. This information should not be interpreted as specific medical advice. Users should consult with a qualified healthcare provider for specific questions regarding therapies, diagnosis and/or health conditions, prior to making therapeutic decisions.

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