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Babassu (Orbignya phalerata)



Interactions

Babassu/Drug Interactions:
  • Anti-inflammatory agentsAnti-inflammatory agents: Based on in vivo studies, babassu may enhance phagocytosis and exhibit anti-inflammatory activity (5). However, based on animal studies, babassu mesocarp may activate peritoneal macrophages, inducing the production of inflammatory and cytotoxic metabolites (3).
  • Antithyroid agentsAntithyroid agents: Based on epidemiological reports in humans, consumption of babassu may exert antithyroid effects similar to propylthiouracil and methimazole (7).
  • Thrombolytic agentsThrombolytic agents: Based on animal studies, babassu may have antithrombotic effects (6).
  • Thyroid agentsThyroid agents: Based on epidemiological reports in humans, consumption of babassu may exert antithyroid effects similar to propylthiouracil and methimazole (7).

Babassu/Herb/Supplement Interactions:
  • Anticoagulants and antiplateletsAnticoagulants and antiplatelets: Based on animal studies, babassu may have antithrombotic effects (6).
  • Anti inflammatory herbsAnti inflammatory herbs: Based on in vivo studies, babassu may enhance phagocytosis and exhibit anti-inflammatory activity (5). However, based on animal studies, babassu mesocarp may activate peritoneal macrophages, inducing the production of inflammatory and cytotoxic metabolites (3).
  • Thyroid agentsThyroid agents: Based on epidemiological reports in humans, consumption of babassu may exert antithyroid effects (7).

Babassu/Food Interactions:
  • Insufficient available evidence.

Babassu/Lab Interactions:
  • Coagulation panelCoagulation panel: Based on animal studies, babassu may have antithrombotic effects (6).
  • Inflammatory markersInflammatory markers: Based on in vivo studies, babassu may enhance phagocytosis and exhibit anti-inflammatory activity (5). However, based on animal studies, babassu mesocarp may activate peritoneal macrophages, inducing the production of inflammatory and cytotoxic metabolites (3).
  • Thyroid panelThyroid panel: Based on epidemiological reports in humans, consumption of babassu may exert antithyroid effects similar to propylthiouracil and methimazole (7).

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