- What other names is Eryngo known by?
- What is Eryngo?
- How does Eryngo work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Are there any interactions with medications?
- Dosing considerations for Eryngo.
People take eryngo preparations made from the above-ground parts for urinary tract infections, prostate problems, and swollen breathing passages.
Eryngo preparations made from the root are used for various urinary tract conditions including kidney and bladder stones, kidney pain and swelling, and difficult urination. Other uses for eryngo root include treatment of coughs, skin disorders, and bronchitis and other breathing problems.
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
- Urinary tract infections (UTIs).
- Prostate problems.
- Kidney and bladder stones.
- Kidney pain and swelling.
- Fluid retention.
- Difficult urination.
- Skin problems.
- Other conditions.
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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Special Precautions & Warnings:Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Not enough is known about the use of eryngo during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
Allergy to celery, fennel, dill, and related plants: Eryngo may cause a reaction in people who are sensitive to the Apiaceae plant family. Members of this family include celery, fennel, dill, and many others. If you have allergies, be sure to check with your healthcare provider before taking eryngo.
Interaction Rating: Moderate Be cautious with this combination.
Talk with your health provider.
Eryngo might have an effect like a water pill or "diuretic." Taking eryngo might decrease how well the body gets rid of lithium. This could increase how much lithium is in the body and result in serious side effects. Talk with your healthcare provider before using this product if you are taking lithium. Your lithium dose might need to be changed.
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Last Editorial Review: 3/29/2011