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side effects, nutrient depletions, herbal interactions and health notes:
• Avoid alcohol1
• The following herbs may have antifungal properties and could intensify the effects of Diflucan: Cinnamon, Garlic, Ginger, Lemon Balm (Melissa), Pau D’Arco, or Rosemary.2
• Avoid cocoa, cola, guarana and mate with diflucan due to the caffeine content of these herbs.3
References1 Pronsky, Z Food Medication Interactions, 11th edition, 1999
2 Blumenthal, M (Ed.): The Complete German Commission E Monographs: Therapeutic Guide to Herbal Medicines. American Botanical Council. Austin, TX. 1998.
3 Brinker, F Herb Contraindications and Drug Interactions, Eclectic Medical Publications, 1998
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