Principal Proposed Uses
What is Citrus aurantium Used for Today?
Interactions You Should Know About
- Drugs in the MAO inhibitor family: Do not use Citrus aurantium at all.
- Ephedrine, pseudoephedrine (Sudafed), Ritalin, cyclosporine , calcium channel blockers, drugs that cause photosensitivity (such as sulfa antibiotics ), or any medication that is critical to your health: Do not use Citrus aurantium without consulting a physician.
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- Reviewer: EBSCO CAM Review Board
- Review Date: 07/2012 -
- Update Date: 07/25/2012 -