Calumba might help to relax the muscles in the intestinal tract. It might also increase the amount of acid released in the stomach.
People take calumba for various gastrointestinal conditions, but there is no good scientific evidence to support any use.
Uses & Effectiveness
We currently have no information for CALUMBA overview.
Special Precautions and Warnings
Pregnancy and breast-feeding: There isn't enough reliable information to know if calumba is safe to use when pregnant or breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
Antacids interacts with CALUMBA
Antacids are used to decrease stomach acid. Calumba can increase stomach acid. Taking calumba might decrease the effects of antacids.
Medications that decrease stomach acid (H2-Blockers) interacts with CALUMBA
H2-blockers are used to decrease stomach acid. Calumba can increase stomach acid. Taking calumba might decrease the effects of H2-blockers.
Some common H2-blockers include cimetidine (Tagamet), ranitidine (Zantac), and famotidine (Pepcid).
Medications that decrease stomach acid (Proton pump inhibitors) interacts with CALUMBA
Proton pump inhibitors are used to decrease stomach acid. Calumba can increase stomach acid. Taking calumba might decrease the effects of proton pump inhibitors.
Some common proton pump inhibitors include omeprazole (Prilosec), lansoprazole (Prevacid), rabeprazole (Aciphex), pantoprazole (Protonix), and esomeprazole (Nexium).
Be watchful with this combination
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