Pinellia Ternata

How does Pinellia Ternata work?

There isn't enough information available to know how Pinellia ternata might work. Some chemicals in Pinellia ternata might affect the stomach and how fast food moves through it.

Are there safety concerns?

There is some concern that Pinellia ternata might not be safe. It contains a stimulant called ephedrine and might cause serious side effects such as heart attack, stroke, or seizures. Because of these safety concerns, this product is banned in the US.

Do not use Pinellia ternata if:
  • You are pregnant or breast-feeding.

Dosing considerations for Pinellia Ternata.

The appropriate dose of Pinellia ternata 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 Pinellia ternata. 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.


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You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.


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