Echinacea

  • SCIENTIFIC NAMES: Echinacea angustifola; Echinacea pallida; Echinacea purpurea
  • INDICATIONS: Colds, upper respiratory infections, peripheral vasodilator, urinary tract infections, yeast infections, ulcers, psoriasis, herpes simplex, septicemia, boils, abscesses, rheumatism, migraine, dyspepsia, eczema, bee stings and hemorrhoids
  • SYNONYM: Asteraceae; Compositae
  • CLASS: Immunomodulator
  • HALF-LIFE: N/A
CLINICALLY IMPORTANT, POTENTIALLY HAZARDOUS INTERACTIONS WITH:

Abatacept, Alefacept, Amiodarone, Azacitidine, Betamethasone, Cabazitaxel, Corticosteroids, Cyclosporine, Gefitinib, Ketoconazole, Leflunomide, Methotrexate

PREGNANCY CATEGORY: N/A

Individuals with atopy may be more likely to experience an allergic reaction when taking echinacea.

Our database has 24 adverse reactions for this drug across the following areas

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SKIN
MUCOSAL
CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM
GASTROINTESTINAL/HEPATIC
RESPIRATORY
HEMATOLOGIC
OCULAR
OTHER


Page last updated 03/13/2017

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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