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Possible Interaction: Anticonvulsants and Ginkgo Biloba Whole

Research Papers that Mention the Interaction

Evidence of other herbal drugs diminishing the efficacy of anticonvulsant medication does exist; however, there has been only one other documented instance of ginkgo potentiating seizure activity in the presence of anticonvulsant therapy.
Journal of analytical toxicology  •  2005  |  View Paper
The coadministration of Ginkgo and anticonvulsants is ill advised.2 In our patient, it is not entirely clear by what mechanism Ginkgo contributed to the paranoid reaction; however, it may be due to the neurotoxins in Ginkgo.
Primary care companion to the Journal of clinical psychiatry  •  2000  |  View Paper