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Antihistamines, including doxylamine, can cause "anticholinergic" side effects such as dryness of mouth and heart palpitations. Henbane (Hyoscyamus niger) also has anticholinergic activity and side effects. Therefore, use with doxylamine could increase the risk of anticholinergic side effects; however, apparently no interactions have yet been reported with doxylamine and henbane. Henbane should not be taken except by prescription from a physician trained in its use, as it is extremely toxic.
Last Review: 03-24-2015
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