Chanca Piedra

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What is chanca piedra used for?

Chanca piedra is used as medicine for these medical treatment including:

  • Various disorders of the urinary tract including infections, pain and swelling (inflammation), kidney stones, and discharge from the urethra or vagina.
  • Digestive tract disorders including gas, loss of appetite, stomachache, intestinal infections, constipation, and dysentery.
  • Diabetes, gallstones, colic, flu, swine flu, yellowing of the skin (jaundice), abdominal tumors, pain around the rectum, fever, malaria, tumors, caterpillar stings, cough, fluid retention, itching, miscarriage, tremors, typhoid, anemia, asthma, bronchitis, thirst, tuberculosis, and dizziness.
  • Sexually transmitted diseases such as syphilis and gonorrhea.

Chanca piedra is also used as a liver tonic and for liver problems including hepatitis B.

Chanca piedra may be prescribed for other uses; ask your doctor or pharmacist, herbalist for more information.

How does it work?

There are not enough studies about how this herbal supplement works. Please discuss with your herbalist or doctor for more information. However, there are some studies that show: Chemicals in chanca piedra might relieve spasms and fever, increase urine, and have activity against bacteria and viruses. It might also lower blood sugar.

Precautions & warnings

What should I know before using chanca piedra?

Consult with your doctor or pharmacist or herbalist, If:

  • You are pregnant or breast-feeding. This is because, while you are expecting or feeding a baby, you should only take medicines on the recommendation of a doctor.
  • You are taking any other medicines. This includes any medicines you are taking which are available to buy without a prescription.
  • You have allergy with any substances of chanca piedra or other medications or other herbals.
  • You have any other illnesses, disorders, or medical conditions e.g: bleeding disorder, diabetes.
  • You have any other types of allergies, such as to foods, dyes, preservatives, or animals.

The regulations for an herbal supplement are less strict than the regulations for a drug. More studies are needed to determine its safety. The benefits of taking this herbal supplement must outweigh the risks before use. Consult with your herbalist or doctor for more information.

How safe is chanca piedra?

Chanca piedra is possibly safe when taken by mouth for a short time period (up to 3 months).

Special precautions & warnings

Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Chanca piedra is possibly unsafe when taken by mouth by pregnant women or those trying to become pregnant. Chanca piedra in large amounts may block pregnancy, increase the risk of low birth weight, or increase the risk of birth defects.

There is not enough reliable information about the safety of taking chanca piedra if you are breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.

Bleeding disorder: Chanca piedra might slow blood clotting. There is a concern that taking chanca piedra might cause bleeding in people with bleeding disorders.

Diabetes: Chanca piedra 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 chanca piedra.

Surgery: Chanca piedra might lower blood sugar levels. There is some concern that it might interfere with blood sugar control during and after surgery. Chanca piedra might also slow blood clotting and increase the risk of bleeding. Stop using chanca piedra at least 2 weeks before a scheduled surgery.

Side effects

What kind of side effects may I have from chanca piedra?

There is not enough informations about side effect of chanca piedra.

If you have any concerns about side effects, please consult your herbalist or doctor.


What interactions may I have with chanca piedra?

This herbal supplement may interact with your current medications or medical conditions. Consult with your herbalist or doctor before using.

Some products that may interact with this drug include:

  • Lithium interact
  • Medications for diabetes includeingL glimepiride (Amaryl), glyburide (DiaBeta, Glynase PresTab, Micronase), insulin, pioglitazone (Actos), rosiglitazone (Avandia), chlorpropamide (Diabinese), glipizide (Glucotrol), tolbutamide (Orinase), and others.


The information provided is not a substitute for medical advice. ALWAYS consult your herbalist or doctor before using this medication.

What is the usual dose for chanca piedra?

The dose for this herbal supplement may be different for every patient. The dose that you take depends on your age, health, and several other conditions. Herbal supplements are not always safe. Please discuss with your herbalist or doctor for your appropriate dosage.

What form does chanca piedra come in?

This herbal supplement may be available in the following dosage forms: Chanca piedra veggie capsule.

Hello Health Group does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.

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