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How is forskolin used to treat people with idiopathic congestive cardiomyopathy?

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Another potential use of forskolin is for people with idiopathic congestive cardiomyopathy, which can cause heart failure. In a small study, patients who took forskolin through an IV showed improved heart function.

From: Forskolin WebMD Medical Reference

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NYU Langone Medical Center: "Coleus Forskohlii."

Godard, M. , August, 2005. Obesity Research

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center: "Forskolin."

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database: "Forskolin."

Bauer, K. , January 1993. Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics

Baumann, G. , July 1990. Journal of Cardiovascular Pharmacology

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on May 15, 2019

SOURCES:

NYU Langone Medical Center: "Coleus Forskohlii."

Godard, M. , August, 2005. Obesity Research

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center: "Forskolin."

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database: "Forskolin."

Bauer, K. , January 1993. Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics

Baumann, G. , July 1990. Journal of Cardiovascular Pharmacology

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on May 15, 2019

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