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I am taking scullcap for nerves. 400mg a day. can this interact

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I am taking scullcap for nerves. 400mg a day. can this interact with anthesia? I am going to have surgery next month
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 4 years ago.

While there are no listed contraindications with skullcap and medications, since it can potentially cause an irregularity in the heartbeat, I strongly suggest you discuss this with your doctor and your anesthesiologist well before you have the surgery.