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Not recommended: Pulsatilla can be highly toxic and dangerous to use for any reason without proper homeopathic supervision. I would strongly advise against attempting to use it as an abortifacent. There are medications (ie, Mifepristone - RU486, followed by Misoprostol) that are proven to be highly effective and safe for legally induced abortions. If you have an unintended pregnancy seek options counseling asap ...Read more
Homeopathic remedies: These are both homeopathic remedies. Pulsatilla is made from wind flower, in the buttercup family. Caulophyllum is made from blue [not black] cohosh. These are prepared in homeopathic pharmacies in a way that can stimulate the person's inner restorative forces very precisely. To help you heal, the homeopath explores your symptoms in detail, and finds the remedy that best matches them. ...Read more
Pulsatilla 200k (1g) prescribed to be taken all at once for my 13 old girl suffering SJIA. Safe dosage?
Unknown: Pulsatilla is a relatively benign herbal remedy that has no dosing data. It can, in large amounts, contribute to heart irregularity. It has been used for years for a wide variety of illnesses but JRA is not one of the more common uses. I recommend you consider it as only an adjunct to appropriate medical therapy managed by a Rheumatologist. ...Read more
Pulsatilla 30ch - 6 gran./3 days, then 12 gran.once a week /2 weeks.Then Pulsatilla 200k - whole package 1g at once. Is this 200k safe for 13 y old?
It depends: The appropriate dose of pulsatilla depends on several factors such as the user's age, health, and several other conditions. At this time there is not enough scientific information to determine an appropriate range of doses for pulsatilla. Keep in mind that natural products are not always necessarily safe and dosages can be important. Be sure to follow relevant directions on product labels. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My teenage daughter is being treated with steroids for SJIA. A homeopathic doctor prescribed her "pulsatilla" but I'd like to check if it's safe first?
EXTREMELY SAFE!!!: Pulsatilla, like almost all homeopathic remedies, is VERY safe. It's the extremely diluted essence of a wildflower; if there are any actual chemicals from the flower in the remedy it might be a few parts per trillion. A common critique of homeopathy is it's too dilute to have any effect,but it can help a lot.While steroids can be very helpful for many conditions they can have serious side effects. ...Read more
What happens if by accident I put earache drops in the eye of my 8 year old... The drops says pulsatilla, chamomilla, sulphur, belladona and lycopodiu?
Eardrops in eyes: First, you should flush the eyes with large amounts of water (not hot) to remove as much of the eardrops as possible. Belladona may cause the pupils to dilate & cause blurry vision & sensitivity to light. Pulsatilla, depending on how much is absorbed, can lower heart rate & bp; it may bring on vomiting/diarrhea/convulsions. Other ingredients: uncertain effects . Take child to eye doc for evaluatio. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Doctor prescribed pulsatilla for irregular periods. My heart had palpitations and missed beats as a side effect. How to make these side go away?
Toxic: It can be toxic with cardiac side effects (oh, you already noticed that?... Sorry.). Ask your doctor to change to a different medicine (or change doctors). ...Read more
Depends: Overall the number is borderline high but may not necessarily need to be treated. It depends on the breakdown, i.e. Ldl, HDL and non-hdl levels. It also depends on your risk factors, e.g. Hypertension, diabetes, heart or vascular disease, smoking and family history. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer