Trichopus Zeylanicus

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Uses

What is Trichopus zeylanicus used for?

Trichopus zeylanicus is a rare plant that is native to India. The leaves and fruit are used for medicine.

People take Trichopus zeylanicus for improving stamina, boosting the immune system, and losing weight. They also take it to treat liver disease, stomach ulcers, fatigue, and sexual performance problems. Trichopus zeylanicus is also used to increase sex drive.

How does it work?

There are not enough studies about how Trichopus zeylanicus works. Please discuss with your herbalist or doctor for more information.

Precautions & warnings

What should I know before using Trichopus zeylanicus?

Consult with your doctor or pharmacist or herbalist, if:

  • You are pregnant or breastfeeding. 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 Trichopus zeylanicus or other medications or other herbs.
  • You have any other illnesses, disorders, or medical conditions.
  • You have any other types of allergies, such as to foods, dyes, preservatives, or animals.

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

How safe is Trichopus zeylanicus?

There isn’t enough reliable information to know if Trichopus zeylanicus is safe for use or what side effects might occur.

Special precautions & warnings

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

“Auto-immune diseases” such as multiple sclerosis (MS), lupus (systemic lupus erythematosus, SLE), rheumatoid arthritis (RA), or other conditions: Trichopus zeylanicus might cause the immune system to become more active, and this could increase the symptoms of auto-immune diseases. If you have one of these conditions, it’s best to avoid using Trichopus zeylanicus.

Side effects

What kind of side effects may I have from Trichopus zeylanicus?

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

Interactions

What interactions may I have with Trichopus zeylanicus?

Trichopus zeylanicus may interact with your current medications or medical conditions. Consult with your herbalist or doctor before using.

Products that may interact with Trichopus zeylanicus include:

  • Immunosuppressants

Trichopus zeylanicus might increase the immune system. Taking Trichopus zeylanicus along with medications that decrease the immune system might decrease the effectiveness of medications that decrease the immune system.

Some medications that decrease the immune system include azathioprine (Imuran), basiliximab (Simulect), cyclosporine (Neoral, Sandimmune), daclizumab (Zenapax), muromonab-CD3 (OKT3, Orthoclone OKT3), mycophenolate (CellCept), tacrolimus (FK506, Prograf), sirolimus (Rapamune), prednisone (Deltasone, Orasone), corticosteroids (glucocorticoids), and others.

Dosage

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 Trichopus zeylanicus?

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

What form does Trichopus zeylanicus come in?

Trichopus zeylanicus may be available in the following forms:

  • Fresh Trichopus zeylanicus

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

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Review Date: September 6, 2017 | Last Modified: September 5, 2017

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