microdosing FAQ

Can Microdosing Be Combined With Medication or Supplements?

Many people wonder if microdosing can be combined with medication. This is one of the most frequently asked questions for researchers and experts in this field.

Therefore, Dr. James Fadiman and his colleague Sophia Korb compiled a list of medications, supplements, and drugs known not to cause any adverse side effects when combined with microdosing to date. The list stems from the data collected through their long-term study from hundreds of subjects who have microdosed independently with (mainly) LSD, 1P-LSD, or psilocybin. 

We want to emphasize that this list does not guarantee that you can use microdose safely and responsibly while taking any of the medications listed. Read more about risk with microdosing.

Therefore:

  • Always consult your doctor first if you plan to combine, stop or phase out.
  • Remember: no one is currently knowledgeable enough in the field of microdosing to be able to advise you on stopping drug use. If you want to phase it out because you suspect that microdosing is a better alternative, consult with your doctor and research the pros and cons!

Have you experienced problems with microdosing in combination with your medication? Or do you have an addition to the list? Please get in touch with us!

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Painkillers

  • Acetomenophen/paracetemol (Tylenol)
  • Aspirin
  • Codeine
  • Dihydrocodeine (Co-dydramol)
  • Hydrocodone (Vicodin, Norco)
  • Ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin)
  • Naproxen (Aleve)
  • Tramadol (Ultram)

Heart/high blood pressure medication

  • Amiodarone (Cordarone, Nexterone)
  • Hydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ, HCT)
  • Lisinopril (Prinivil, Zestril)
  • Losartan (Cozaar)
  • Spironolactone (Aldactone)
  • Telemisartin (Micardis, Actavis)
  • Valsartan (Diovan)

Birth-control

  • Aubra
  • Hormonal pills
  • Marvelon
  • Mirena
  • Nuvaring
  • Tricyclen

Antacid

  • Ranitidine (Zantac)

Antibiotics

  • clindamycin (Cleocin, Dalacin, Clinacin)
  • Doxycycline
  • Minocycline (Minocin, Minomycin, Akamine)
  • Penicillin (Bicillin)

Antifungals

  • Fluconazole (Diflucan, Celozole)

Focus medication (ADHD/ADD)

  • Amphetamine (Adderall)
  • Bupropion (Wellbutrin)
  • Dextroamphetamine (Dexedrine, Metamina, Attentin, Zenzedi, Procentra, Amfexa)
  • Lisdexamfetamine (Vyvanse)
  • Methylphenidate (Ritalin, Biphentin)
  • Modafinil (Provigil)

Sleeping

  • Zopiclone (Zimovane, Imovane)
  • Melatonin
  • Zolpidem (ambien, stilnox)

Antihistamines

  • Cetirizine (Zyrtec)
  • Diphenahydramine (Benadryl, Gravol)
  • Loratadine (Claritin)
  • Ranitidine (Zantac)

Benzodiazepines (anxiety, sleep, seizure)

  • Alprazolam (Xanax)
  • Clonazepam (Klonopin)
  • Diazepam (Valium)
  • Flurazepam (Staurodorm)
  • Lorazepam (Ativan)

Other anxiolytic

  • Etizolam
  • Propranolol

Parkinson’s medication

  • Levodopa
  • Pramipexole

Cholesterol medication

  • Atorvastatin (Lipitor)
  • Rosuvastatin (Crestor)
    Simvastatin (Zocor)
  • Statins

Racetams

  • Aniracetam
  • Phenylpiracetam
  • Piracetam

Mood stabilizers and antipsychotics

  • Aripiprazole (Abilify)
  • Buspirone (Buspar)
  • Lamotrigine (Lamictal)
  • Lithium
  • Quetiapine (Seroquel)

Diabetes

  • Metformin (Glucophage)

Anticonvulsants

  • Baclofen (Lioresal)
  • Carbamazepine (Tegretol)
  • Cyclobenzaprine (Flexeril)
  • Gabapentin
  • Mirtazapine
  • Sodium valproate
  • Tizanidine (Zanaflex)

Thyroid medication

  • Methimazole or thiamazole

Antidepressants

  • Bupropion (Wellbutrin)
  • Citalopram (Celexa)
  • Desvenlafaxine (Pristiq)
  • Doxepin (Sinequan)
  • Duloxetine (Cymbalta)
  • Escitalopram (Lexapro)
  • Paroxetine (Paxil)
  • Sertraline (Zoloft)
  • Venlafaxine (Effexor)

GERD

  • Esomeprazole (Nexium)
  • Pantoprazole (Protonix)
  • Ranitidine (Zantac)

Breathing (asthma, COPD)

  • Salbutamol (Albuterol)
  • Cetirizine (Zyrtec)
  • Beclometasone (Clenil Modulite)
  • Montelukast (Singulair)

Antiviral

  • Nitazoxanide

Recreational drugs

  • Alcohol
  • Amphetamine (speed)
  • Heroin
  • Kratom
  • Marijuana (cannabis)
  • Nicotine

Anti-inflammatory

  • Mesalazine (Octasa)

Immunosuppressant

  • Hydroxychloroquine (Quensyl)

Erectile Dysfunction

  • Tadalafil (Cialis)

Alcohol dependence treatment

  • Acamprosate (Campral)
  • Disulfiram (Antabuse)
  • Naltrexone

Hormones and Steroids

  • Norethindrone Acetate ethinyl
  • Estradiol
  • Prednisone (Deltasone, Liquid Pred, Orasone, Adasone, Deltacortisone)
  • Estrogen (Premarin)
  • Progesterone (Prometrium, Utrogestan, Endometrin)
  • Testosterone
  • Levothyroxine (Synthroid)
  • Naturethroid
  • Dexamethasone

DHEA

  • spironolactone (Aldactone)

Supplements

  • 5-HTP
  • Albizia
  • Ashwagandha
  • B100
  • BCAAs
  • Biotin
  • Brahmi
  • Bromelain
  • Caffeine
  • Calcium
  • Cayenne
  • Chaga
  • Chlorophyll
  • Choline
  • CILTEP
  • CoQ10
  • Cordyceps
  • Creatine
  • Eleuthero
  • EPA/DHA
  • Fish oil
  • Ginseng
  • Glucosamine
  • Iodine
  • Iron
  • Kelp
  • Kratom
  • L-theanine
  • Lemon balm
  • Lion’s Mane
  • Maca
  • Magnesium
  • MCT
  • Methyl sulfonyl methane (MSM)
  • Milk thistle
  • Multivitamins
  • Mmega 3/6/9
  • Passionflower
  • Phosphatidyl
  • Probiotics
  • Pycnogenol
  • Reishi
  • Rhodiola
  • Rosacea
  • Selenium
  • Shatavari
  • Skullcap
  • Johns wort
  • Taurine
  • Tulsi
  • Turmeric (curcumin)
  • Turkey’s tail
  • Twynsta
  • Vitamin
    • B6
    • B12
    • D3
    • K
    • C
    • K2
    • D
  • Zinc
  • Zinium

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