Coenzima Q10 (CoQ10) - Suplemento Posiblemente Útil
Yombina - Probable Interacción Peligrosa
Coleus forskohlii - Interacción Teórica

La clonidina se usa con frecuencia para reducir la presión arterial así como para contrarrestar los síntomas que ocurren durante el retiro del alcohol y otras sustancias adictivas.

Suplemento Posiblemente Útil

Hay alguna evidencia de que la clonidina podría dañar la capacidad del cuerpo para fabricar la sustancia coenzima Q 10 (CoQ 10).1 Sin embargo, no se ha demostrado que los suplementos de CoQ 10 ofrezcan cualquier beneficio particular para los que toman este medicamento.

Probable Interacción Peligrosa

Si usted está tomando clonidina, tomar yombina no es seguro.2

Interacción Teórica

La hierba Coleus forskohlii relaja los vasos sanguíneos y podría tener efectos impredecibles si se combina con clonidina.


1. Kishi H, et al. Bioenergetics in clinical medicine. III. Inhibition of coenzyme Q 10 -enzymes by clinically used anti-hypertensive drugs. Res Commun Chem Pathol Pharmacol 12(3): 533 - 540, 1975.

2. Brinker F. Herb contraindications and drug interactions, 2nd ed. Sandy, OR: Eclectic Medical Publications, 1998: 140 - 141.

Ultima revisión agosto 2013 por EBSCO CAM Review Board
Last Updated: 8/22/2013

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