Feverfew (Tanacetum parthenium, Chrysanthemum parthenium, Bachelor's Buttons, Featherfew) (cont.)

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PREGNANCY: Tanacetum parthenium may possibly cause miscarriage in pregnant women; therefore, it is not recommended for use in women who are pregnant or women who may become pregnant.

NURSING MOTHERS: It is not known whether Tanacetum parthenium enters breast milk; It should be avoided by nursing mothers to prevent harm to the newborn.

SIDE EFFECTS: Common side effects of Tanacetum parthenium are oral ulcers and tongue soreness if dried leaves are chewed. It can cause increased heart rates, dizziness, anxiety, sleeplessness, abdominal pain, bloating, nausea, and diarrhea.


MedlinePlus Supplements. Feverfew.

NIH. Feverfew.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 9/19/2014

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