Before we answer this question, get your phone closer and be ready to make a call to your doctor that “you are in no danger”. That was meant to calm you if you have been taking other medication with CBD.
The truth, however, is that you may need to discontinue these drugs to avoid complications from CBD interaction. And to be on the record, “CBD does interact with other medications”.
How Does CBD Interact With Other Medication?
CBD is safe for use but can present some problems when used along with some medications because of the way it is being processed in the body. It has been observed to inhibit the cytochrome P450 enzyme system.
What Is Cytochrome P450 Enzyme System and Its Function?
The cytochrome P450 is located in the liver and performs the function of metabolizing toxic compounds which statistically includes more than 60 percent of any drugs you may consume.
Davis’ drug guide noted this system contains no lesser than 50 enzymes that help in its regulation of toxins. Six of these isoenzymes ― CYP1A2, CYP2C19, CYP2C9, CYP2D6, CYP2E1, and CYP3A4 ― have been discovered to play a major role in the system’s drug metabolism.
It is important to note that when certain substance interacts with this system, …
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