- What other names is Bogbean known by?
- What is Bogbean?
- How does Bogbean work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Are there any interactions with medications?
- Dosing considerations for Bogbean.
Bogbean is used for achy joints (rheumatism), rheumatoid arthritis, loss of appetite, and upset stomach.
In food manufacturing, bogbean is used as a flavoring.
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Special Precautions & Warnings:Pregnancy and breast-feeding: It might be UNSAFE to take bogbean if you are pregnant. The concern is that bogbean might cause diarrhea. Avoid use.
Diarrhea, dysentery, and colitis: Avoid using bogbean if you have one of these conditions. It could make your condition worse.
Bleeding problems: Bogbean can slow down the clotting process. There is a concern that bogbean might make bleeding problems worse.
Surgery: Bogbean can slow down the clotting process. It might increase the risk of bleeding during and after surgery. Stop using bogbean at least two weeks before a scheduled surgery.
Medications that slow blood clotting (Anticoagulant / Antiplatelet drugs)
Interaction Rating: Moderate Be cautious with this combination.
Talk with your health provider.
Bogbean might slow blood clotting. Taking bogbean along with medications that also slow clotting might increase the chances of bruising and bleeding.
Some medications that slow blood clotting include aspirin, clopidogrel (Plavix), diclofenac (Voltaren, Cataflam, others), ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin, others), naproxen (Anaprox, Naprosyn, others), dalteparin (Fragmin), enoxaparin (Lovenox), heparin, warfarin (Coumadin), and others.
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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Last Editorial Review: 3/29/2011