- What other names is Pareira known by?
- What is Pareira?
- How does Pareira work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Dosing considerations for Pareira.
People take pareira to treat water retention and to start menstruation.
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
- Fluid retention.
- Starting a menstrual period.
- Other conditions.
Pareira contains tubocurarine, an ingredient in modern intravenous (IV) anesthetics used to block nerve signals and paralyze muscles. However, very little, if any, of the tubocurarine in pareira gets absorbed into the body when taken by mouth. Some people might try to inject pareira into the bloodstream, but this is UNSAFE.
Special Precautions & Warnings:Pregnancy and breast-feeding: It's UNSAFE to use pareira if you are pregnant. It might start your menstrual period and cause a miscarriage.
It's also best to avoid pareira if you are breast-feeding. Not enough is known about how it might affect the nursing infant.
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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