- What other names is Clivers known by?
- What is Clivers?
- How does Clivers work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Dosing considerations for Clivers.
Clivers is used to increase urine flow to relieve fluid retention. It is also used for painful urination, enlarged or infected lymph nodes, and a skin condition called psoriasis.
People sometimes apply clivers directly to the skin for ulcers, enlarged glands, breast lumps, and skin rashes.
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
- Fluid retention.
- Painful urination.
- Enlarged lymph nodes.
- Skin ulcers.
- Breast lumps.
- Skin rashes.
- Other conditions.
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Special Precautions & Warnings:Pregnancy and breast-feeding: There is not enough reliable information about the safety of taking clivers if you are pregnant or breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
Diabetes: There is some concern that the juice that is squeezed out of clivers might affect diabetes. Monitor your blood sugar carefully if you have diabetes and use clivers.
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