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Accutane and milk thistle

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Yes: It will work equally well if you do not take the milk thistle. The latter herb is fascinating, and one of its properties is to alter the metabolism of... Read More
Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 42 years experience
Milk Thistle + : I checked into interactions between Accutane and milk thistle, and could find none. Do tell your dermatologist or whoever is prescribing the Accutane... Read More

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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
Dermatology 38 years experience
Controversial: Milk thistle has been reported to help the liver recover from inflammation but has not been well-tested with regard to Accutane tx. Usually, though ,... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
Pediatrics 35 years experience
There is evidence...: ...for effects of a number of herbal supplements in PCOS: http://bmccomplementalternmed.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/1472-6882-14-511 the spec... Read More
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Raj Vuppalanchi
Hepatology 23 years experience
No: A large nih funded clinical trial dailed to show any benefit of using milk thistle for hepc. It doesnot help but probably harmless.
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 28 years experience
Milk Thistle: Milk thistle is used all over the world as a cleanser for liver damage or liver strain. But, recent scientific studies call into question if there is... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anne Larson
Hepatology 34 years experience
It's unclear ...: Extracts of the milk thistle plant can act like estrogen and enhance the body's estrogen effects. Extracts of the seeds do not seem to have this same... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
What for?: It would be prudent to talk to the doctor who prescribed synthroid. For information, you may visit this site:https://www.mayoclinic.org/drugs-supplem... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steve Choi
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Okay: No significant interactions found or known between atenolol and milk thistle
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Fenugreek: Commonly fenugreek and blessed thistle are for increasing milk supply. I recommend mother's milk tea. (at health food store)i have had consistent resu... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 57 years experience
1. Never combine anything with any supplement. You do not know what is in a supplement, if it is safe or if it had to be shown it does what it claims.... Read More