People take Manchurian thorn by mouth as an adaptogen and for obesity, headache, depression, and other conditions, but there is no good scientific evidence to support its use.
How does it work ?
Uses & Effectiveness
Insufficient Evidence for
- To improve the immune system.
- Other conditions.
Special Precautions and Warnings
Diabetes: Manchurian thorn might lower blood sugar levels. Watch for signs of low blood sugar (hypoglycemia) and monitor your blood sugar carefully if you have diabetes and use Manchurian thorn.
Liver disease: Manchurian thorn might make liver disease worse.
Medications for diabetes (Antidiabetes drugs) interacts with MANCHURIAN THORN
Manchurian thorn might lower blood sugar. Diabetes medications are also used to lower blood sugar. Taking Manchurian thorn along with diabetes medications might cause your 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.
Medications that can harm the liver (Hepatotoxic drugs) interacts with MANCHURIAN THORN
Manchurian thorn might harm the liver. Taking Manchurian thorn along with medication that might also harm the liver can increase the risk of liver damage. Do not take Manchurian thorn if you are taking a medication that can harm the liver. Some medications that can harm the liver include acetaminophen (Tylenol and others), amiodarone (Cordarone), carbamazepine (Tegretol), isoniazid (INH), methotrexate (Rheumatrex), methyldopa (Aldomet), fluconazole (Diflucan), itraconazole (Sporanox), erythromycin (Erythrocin, Ilosone, others), phenytoin (Dilantin), lovastatin (Mevacor), pravastatin (Pravachol), simvastatin (Zocor), and many others.
Be cautious with this combination
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