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Can I take Ginkgo Biloba if I am currently taking a Beta Blocker?

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Can I take Ginkgo Biloba if I am currently taking a Beta Blocker? BP is within normal range controlled by the Beta Blocker.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 1 year ago.
Hi there,This is Dr Basu, experienced Internal Medicine Specialist. I am here to address your concerns and provide great service.Ginkgo biloba can cause low blood pressure.It can also prolong the action of beta blocker.Hence risk of side effects increases.Better avoided.Best wishes,It was my pleasure to help you today.If I have answered all your questions, Please rate my response Excellent (click on the 5th star).Please bookmark my profile for fast, reliable and authentic answers!This is the link to my profile:http://www.justanswer.com/medical/expert-mysticdoc/