Recent updates to the IMGATEWAY Interactions Database May 2018

The IMGateway Interactions Database on the ANTA website continues to expand, now including over 1000 interactions.Recent additions include comprehensive advice on interactions between commonly consumed traditional medicines, supplements with a range of conventional medicines.

New information includes interactions in the following areas:

  • Cinnamon
  • Ginkgo
  • Horsetail
  • Chinese herbal medicine formulations
  • Continuing addition of new and updated herb-drug interaction monographs

Each interaction monograph contains specific advice on the evidence supporting the interaction, a commentary on the clinical significance of potential interactions, and recommended advice for consumers receiving the combination.

Under the National Code of Conduct all practitioners are required to be aware of interactions. 

To assist ANTA members, ANTA provides free access to this outstanding resource by logging into the ANTA Member Centre and following the links to Resources > IMGateway using the new IMGateway username and password provided on the information page.