- What other names is Angel's Trumpet known by?
- What is Angel's Trumpet?
- How does Angel's Trumpet work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Are there any interactions with medications?
- Dosing considerations for Angel's Trumpet.
Brugmansia suaveolens, Datura sauveolens, Devil's Trumpet, Floripondio, Stramoine Inoffensive, Stramoine Parfumée, Trompeta de Ángel, Trompette des Anges, Trompette du Jugement.
Angel's trumpet is a plant. The leaves and flowers are used to make medicines.
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Angel's trumpet contains chemicals that can cause euphoria and hallucinations.
Angel's trumpet is UNSAFE for everyone. The entire plant is poisonous, but the leaves and seeds contain the most poison. Taking angel's trumpet can cause confusion, dilated pupils, intense thirst, dry skin, flushing, fever, high or low blood pressure, fast heartbeat, difficulty breathing, hallucinations, nervousness, loss of memory, convulsions, paralysis, coma, and death.
Special Precautions & Warnings:Angel's trumpet is UNSAFE for anyone to use, but some people have extra reasons not to use it:
Children: Angel's trumpet is UNSAFE when taken by mouth. Severe poisoning has occurred in children who ate angel's trumpet accidentally and in teenagers who used angel's trumpet as a recreational drug.
Esophageal reflux: Esophageal reflux is a condition in which stomach juices back up into the tube that connects the mouth and the stomach (esophagus). Angel's trumpet might make this condition worse because it can delay stomach emptying. Don't use it.
Fever: Angel's trumpet might make fever worse. Don't use it.
Stomach ulcer: Angel's trumpet might delay stomach emptying and make stomach ulcers worse. Don't use it.
Conditions that block the gastrointestinal tract such as atony, paralytic ileus, and stenosis: Angel's trumpet might make these conditions worse. Don't use it.
Rapid heartbeat (tachycardia): Angel's trumpet might cause make tachycardia worse. Don't use it.
Ulcerative colitis: Angel's trumpet might make this condition worse. Don't use it.
Difficult urination: Angel's trumpet might make this condition worse. Don't use it.
Drying medications (Anticholinergic drugs)Interaction Rating: Moderate Be cautious with this combination.Talk with your health provider.
Angel's trumpet contains chemicals that cause a drying effect. It also affects the brain and heart. Drying medications called anticholinergic drugs can also cause these effects. Taking angel's trumpet and drying medications together might cause side effects including dry skin, dizziness, low blood pressure, fast heartbeat, and other serious side effects.
The appropriate dose of Angel's trumpet 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 Angel's trumpet. 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.
Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).
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