People use brickellia for diabetes, arthritis, diarrhea, stomach pain, stomach ulcer, and many other conditions, but there is no good scientific evidence to support these uses.
How does it work ?
Uses & Effectiveness
Insufficient Evidence for
- Stomach pain.
- Gallbladder disease.
- Other conditions.
Special Precautions and Warnings
Diabetes: Brickellia might lower blood sugar levels. There is a chance that brickellia might interfere with blood sugar control and might lower blood sugar too much. If you have diabetes and use brickellia, monitor your blood sugar carefully.
Surgery: Brickellia might lower blood sugar levels. There is some concern that it might interfere with blood sugar control during and after surgery. Stop using brickellia at least 2 weeks before a scheduled surgery.
Medications for diabetes (Antidiabetes drugs) interacts with BRICKELLIA
Brickellia might decrease blood sugar in people with diabetes. Diabetes medications are also used to lower blood sugar. Taking brickellia along with diabetes medications might cause blood sugar to go too low. Monitor your blood sugar closely. The dose of your diabetes medication might need to be changed.
Some medications used for diabetes include glimepiride (Amaryl), glyburide (DiaBeta, Glynase PresTab, Micronase), insulin, pioglitazone (Actos), rosiglitazone (Avandia), chlorpropamide (Diabinese), glipizide (Glucotrol), tolbutamide (Orinase), and others.
Be cautious with this combination
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