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Doctor insights on: Cascara Sagrada Side Effects

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Is there known side effects in taking cascara sagrada?

Is there known side effects in taking cascara sagrada?

Cramps/diarrhea: Severe abdominal cramps, electrolyte imbalance, bloody diarrhea or vomiting in large doses. ...Read more

Dr. Sandra Eleczko
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Cascara (Definition)

Cascara is a laxative which is a ...Read more


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Birth control (ortho tri-cyclen lo) and cascara sagrada, which is a supplementof these have any dangerous side effects if I drink tomorrow night?

Birth control (ortho tri-cyclen lo) and cascara sagrada, which is a supplementof these have any dangerous side effects if I drink tomorrow night?

Diarrhea: Cascara sagrada is an herb that has laxative effects. Taking this with alcohol is likely to cause significant diarrhea. I don't think it will interfere with birth control pills unless you took it at the same time and your bowels flushed the pill through your system so fast that it couldn't get absorbed. Best not to take the cascara. ...Read more

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Can I take cascara sagrada while pregnant?

No: Avoid taking this during pregnancy and breastfeeding. If you need something for constipation, you can drink more water and increase your fiber intake. Increase your activity level. Sit on the toilet twice a day, preferably one hour after eating to stimulate your bowels. If that doesn't work, docusate is recommended for constipation in pregnancy. It's over-the-counter. ...Read more

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Cascara sagrada bark or miramax: which is better to take for a short period of time to get regular bm?

Cascara sagrada bark or miramax: which is better to take for a short period of time to get regular bm?

Quote from FDA: "This rule is effective November 5, 2002.The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is issuing a final rule stating that the stimulant laxative ingredients...cascara sagrada (including casanthranol, cascara fluid extract aromatic, cascara sagrada bark, cascara sagrada extract, and cascara sagrada fluidextract) in over-the-counter (OTC) drug products are not generally recognized as safe and effective." ...Read more

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Does cascara sagrada interfere with birth control?

Does cascara sagrada interfere with birth control?

Potentially: Anything like cascara that can change stomach absorption can potentially affect birth control efficacy ...Read more

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Does cascara sagrada have any adverse affect on a fetus if taken during pregnancy?

Does cascara sagrada have any adverse affect on a fetus if taken during pregnancy?

Cascara sagrada: Probably unlikely to have an adverse effect but I strongly recommend you contact your Obstetrician. ...Read more

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Can I take cascara with metformin?

Can I take cascara with metformin?

Sure: If metformin doesn't upset your stomach, cascara can, but is useful for a very irritating cathartic. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Cascara allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Cascara allergy?

Cascara allergy: Cascara is a laxative. An allergy occurs when your body’s immune system creates antibodies to a foreign substance causing a reaction that can be mild to severe. For potential adverse effects see: http://www. Webmd. Com/vitamins-supplements/ingredientmono-773-cascara. Aspx? Activeingredientid=773& ...Read more

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I have constipated for 5+ yrs. Dr tell me IBS or eat more fiber. Eat plenty of fruits veg. I have been taking senna cascara for over a yr is ths bad?

I have constipated for 5+ yrs. Dr tell me IBS or eat more fiber. Eat plenty of fruits veg. I have been taking senna cascara for over a yr is ths bad?

The best: The best meds for constipation are cheap: proper diet and proper fluid intake. Eat a high fiber diet and you don't need fiber supplements. Drink 80 - 100 ounces of non alcoholic, non caffeniated fluids every day. You must break bad habits if you want any relief. There is no magic pill that can replace a helathy lifestyle! senna cascara ios not good long term and causes melanosis coli which stains. ...Read more

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Side effects of getting off simvasyatim?

Side effects of getting off simvasyatim?

Side effect: Do you mean "simvastatin"?, if so, then there is no side effect from stopping simvastatin; however if you have high cholesterol and you stop taking your medication, the level of cholesterol may increase again, you also need to control your diet, such as avoiding red meat, cheese, eggs, whole milk etc... ...Read more

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Any side effects for taking garlic pills?

Any side effects for taking garlic pills?

None: Garlic seems to be a popular nutrition addition although there is no data to support its efficacy. The only side effect is the cost of the item. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of the abc diet?

What are the side effects of the abc diet?

Ana Boot Camp Diet: With the Ana Boot Camp Diet would anticipate possible side effects like malnutrition, fatigue, overly rapid weight loss, dizziness, low energy level, loss of large % of muscle mass – including heart muscle, problems with sleep, electrolyte imbalances, cold sensitivity, depression, paranoia etc. It may also be the start of a pattern of unhealthy eating. ...Read more

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Which side effects do color contacts have?

Which side effects do color contacts have?

Few: If fit properly most have clear centers and the side effects are those of all other contact lenses relating to fit and power and the adherence of the wearer to proper use. ...Read more

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If I share my friend cigarate? Side effects

If I share my friend cigarate? Side effects

Share germs: If your friend has an infection that is spread by saliva then you could catch it from sharing a cigarette. ...Read more

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Does baby carminatvie has any side effects?

Does baby carminatvie has any side effects?

A carminative is any: Agent that helps with flatulence by coalescing small bubbles of gas in the GI tract into larger ones for expulsion of gas. Mylicon is safe, but not very effe tive. I'd avoid herbal carminatives. Have a nurse teach you the "football hold" or "colic carry" & know that all the grunting & straining will cease as the smooth muscle of the gut develops normal peristalsis, coordinated movement. ...Read more

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What are side effects Tab modnslor dily use?

What are side effects Tab modnslor dily use?

Well-Tolerated: Mondeslor is used to treat allergies. It is an active metabolite of Loratadine (Claritin).
Like many other meds there are many potential side effects.
Most common side effects are headache, sleepiness, nervousness, wheezing, fatigue. This is among other less common side effects. This medication overall is well-tolerated.
It should be used in caution in elderly ...Read more

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What side effects are associated with Manix?

What side effects are associated with Manix?

Manix: According to www. Manixman. Com/faq. Html
"Some adverse effects like gastrointestinal discomfort or rashes can occur." ...Read more

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What side effects are associated with Betimol?

Betimol: See: http://www. Drugs. Com/sfx/betimol-side-effects. Html

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What are side effects of parnov spas medicine?

Research lacking: Not much known about this substance; at least not by us research standards. Addiction potential is a concern. There are safer choices depending on what it is being used for. ...Read more

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What side effects are associated with Halonate?

Halonate: For a list of potential side effects with Halonate - see: http://www. Drugs. Com/sfx/halonate-side-effects. Html ...Read more

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What are some side effects of wilson's disease?

What are some side effects of wilson's disease?

Symptoms, correct?: It is very easy to overlook the subtle mental and movement changes that warn of Wilson's. The elevated liver enzymes, possible Fanconi syndrome revealed on urinalysis, and/or the low-grade hemolysis cause no symptoms. By the time the KF rings are visible in the eye, the disease is advanced. Have a high index of suspicion. ...Read more

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What side effects are associated with Terbinex?

What side effects are associated with Terbinex?

Terbinex: See: http://www. Drugs. Com/sfx/terbinafine-side-effects. Html

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What side effects are associated with Soltamox?

What side effects are associated with Soltamox?

Could: Increase risk for stroke and DVT or PE and cancer of the uterus. However the benefits outweigh the risk ...Read more

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What side effects are associated with Phoslyra?

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What side effects are associated with Nexterone?

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What side effects are associated with Baycadron?

Baycadron: Read this for complete list of potential side effects: http://www. Drugs. Com/pro/baycadron. Html ...Read more