ARENARIA RUBRA

OTHER NAME(S):

Arenaria Roja, Casse-Pierre, Common Sandspurry, Sabline Rouge, Sandwort, Spergulaire Rouge, Spergularia rubra, Spergule Rouge.<br/><br/>

Overview

Overview Information

Arenaria rubra is an herb. It is used to make medicine.

People take arenaria rubra to treat urinary tract disorders including bladder infections, painful or difficult urination, kidney stones, and bladder stones.

How does it work?

Arenaria rubra might help increase urine production (act as a diuretic).

Uses

Uses & Effectiveness?

Insufficient Evidence for

  • Bladder infections (cystitis).
  • Painful or difficult urination (dysuria).
  • Kidney stones.
  • Bladder stones.
  • Other conditions.
More evidence is needed to rate the effectiveness of arenaria rubra for these uses.

Side Effects

Side Effects & Safety

There isn't enough information to know if arenaria rubra is safe or what the possible side effects might be.

Special Precautions & Warnings:

Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Not enough is known about the use of arenaria rubra during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.

Interactions

Interactions?

Moderate Interaction

Be cautious with this combination

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  • Lithium interacts with ARENARIA RUBRA

    Arenaria rubra might have an effect like a water pill or "diuretic." Taking arenaria rubra might decrease how well the body gets rid of lithium. This could increase how much lithium is in the body and result in serious side effects. Talk with your healthcare provider before using this product if you are taking lithium. Your lithium dose might need to be changed.

Dosing

Dosing

The appropriate dose of arenaria rubra depends on several factors such as the user's age, health, and several other conditions. At this time there is not enough scientific information to determine an appropriate range of doses for arenaria rubra. Keep in mind that natural products are not always necessarily safe and dosages can be important. Be sure to follow relevant directions on product labels and consult your pharmacist or physician or other healthcare professional before using.

View References

REFERENCES:

  • Williamson EM, Evans FJ, eds. Potter's New Cyclopaedia of Botanical Drugs and Preparations. Essex, England: CW Daniel Company Ltd., 1998.

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