Cocoa

  • SCIENTIFIC NAMES: Theobroma cacao; Theobroma sativum
  • INDICATIONS: Oral: asthma, bronchitis, cardiovascular disease, diarrhea. Topical: cosmetics, pharmaceutical preparations, foods. Chocolate is produced from cocoa powder.
  • SYNONYM: Sterculiaceae
  • CLASS: Food supplement
  • HALF-LIFE: 5 hours
CLINICALLY IMPORTANT, POTENTIALLY HAZARDOUS INTERACTIONS WITH:

Aminophylline, Caffeine, Cimetidine, Clozapine, Ephedra

PREGNANCY CATEGORY: N/A

Our database has 11 adverse reactions for this drug across the following areas

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SKIN
CARDIOVASCULAR
CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM
GASTROINTESTINAL/HEPATIC


Page last updated 09/19/2018

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Incidence info

  • <1%
  • 1-5%
  • 5-10%
  • 10-15%
  • 15-20%
  • 20-30%
  • >30%

Seriousness info

  • Hospitalization possible
  • Life threatening
  • Fatal

Warnings in other populations info

  • Breast feeding
  • Geriatric
  • Pediatric