Hawthorn (Fruit, Leaf, Flower Extract)

  • SCIENTIFIC NAMES: Crataegus laevigata; Crataegus monogyna; Crataegus oxyacantha; Crataegus pentagyna
  • INDICATIONS: Amenorrhea, arrhythmias, atherosclerosis, diuretic, hyperlipidemia, hypertension, hypotension, sedative, appetite stimulant, arthritis, enteritis, indigestion, sore throats. Topical: boils, sores and ulcers.
  • SYNONYM: Rosaceae
  • CLASS: Cardio-stimulant
  • HALF-LIFE: N/A
CLINICALLY IMPORTANT, POTENTIALLY HAZARDOUS INTERACTIONS WITH:

Clevidipine, Squill, Vasodilators

PREGNANCY CATEGORY: N/A

The American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) gives hawthorn a class 1 safety rating, indicating that it is very safe. However, hawthorn should be used with caution in patients with heart disease.

Our database has 19 adverse reactions for this drug across the following areas

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SKIN
CARDIOVASCULAR
CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM
GASTROINTESTINAL/HEPATIC
NEUROMUSCULAR/SKELETAL
RENAL
RESPIRATORY
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