Butterbur

Breastfeeding
  • SCIENTIFIC NAMES: Petasites hybridus; Petasites officinalis
  • INDICATIONS: Allergic rhinitis, asthma, bronchitis, chills, cough, dysmenorrhea, hay fever, headache, heart tonic, migraine, peptic ulcer, appetite stimulant, irritable bladder, poultice for wounds or skin ulcers
  • SYNONYM: Asteraceae; Compositae
  • CLASS: Anti-inflammatory
  • HALF-LIFE: N/A
CLINICALLY IMPORTANT, POTENTIALLY HAZARDOUS INTERACTIONS WITH:

None known

PREGNANCY CATEGORY: N/A
Contraindicated in pregnancy

Petadolex formulation has had the potentially carcinogenic pyrrolizidine alkaloids removed.

Our database has 9 adverse reactions for this drug across the following areas

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SKIN
GASTROINTESTINAL/HEPATIC
OCULAR
OTHER


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
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