Figwort taken orallyorallyto be taken by mouth (swallowed) can interact with some medications, such as diureticdiuretican agent that increases urine flows (e.g., furosemide, hydrochlorothiazide) and lithium.
Do not use figwort if you are pregnant or breast feeding, or if you have heart disease or a heart rhythm problem called ventricular tachycardiatachycardiaabnormally fast heartbeat. Do not use figwort if you are allergic to it or to any plants from the Scrophulariaceae family.
If you have diabetes, check with your doctor before using figwort. Figwort may affect blood sugar control, so you may need to check your blood sugar more often.
Talk to your health care provider if your symptoms persist, worsen, or if you have any type of unexpected reaction to figwort.
Before taking any new medications, including natural health products, speak to your physician, pharmacist, or other health care provider. Tell your health care provider about any natural health products you may be taking.