- Stimulating appetite.
- “Purifying” the blood.
- Other conditions.
SWALLOWROOT Side Effects & Safety
There isn't enough information to know if swallowroot is safe or what the possible side effects might be.
Special Precautions & Warnings:Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Not enough is known about the use of swallowroot during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
Surgery: Since swallowroot might slow blood clotting, there is a concern that it might increase the chance of extra bleeding during and after surgery. Stop using swallowroot at least 2 weeks before a scheduled surgery.
Moderate Interaction Be cautious with this combination
- Medications that slow blood clotting (Anticoagulant / Antiplatelet drugs) interacts with SWALLOWROOT
Swallowroot might slow blood clotting. Taking swallowroot along with medications that also slow clotting might increase the chances of bruising and bleeding.
Some medications that slow blood clotting include aspirin, clopidogrel (Plavix), diclofenac (Voltaren, Cataflam, others), ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin, others), naproxen (Anaprox, Naprosyn, others), dalteparin (Fragmin), enoxaparin (Lovenox), heparin, warfarin (Coumadin), and others.
The appropriate dose of swallowroot 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 swallowroot. 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 and consult your pharmacist or physician or other healthcare professional before using.