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will valerian root cause react badly with peginterferon alfa 2a and ribavirin for hep c?

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Dr. David Drewitz
Gastroenterology 27 years experience
No...: Herbal remedies e.g. Valerian root, silymarin will probably not interfere with conventional antiviral treatment of hepatitis c - no studies i'm aware of. Conversely, there are no studies taking them will do any good - so you may want to save your money. Good luck!

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