Stereospermum is used for stomach problems, pain, diabetes, liver disorders, and other conditions, but there is no good evidence to support its use.
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Uses & Effectiveness
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Special Precautions and Warnings
When applied to the skin: There isn't enough reliable information to know if stereospermum is safe or what the side effects might be. Pregnancy and breast-feeding: There isn't enough reliable information to know if stereospermum is safe to use when pregnant or breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
Diabetes: Stereospermum might affect blood sugar levels. Watch for signs of low blood sugar (hypoglycemia) and monitor your blood sugar carefully if you have diabetes and use stereospermum.
Surgery: Stereospermum might lower blood sugar levels. There is some concern that it might interfere with blood sugar control during and after surgery. Stop using stereospermum at least 2 weeks before a scheduled surgery.
Medications for diabetes (Antidiabetes drugs) interacts with STEREOSPERMUM
Stereospermum might decrease blood sugar. Diabetes medications are also used to lower blood sugar. Taking stereospermum 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.
Be cautious with this combination
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