Aristolochia

  • SCIENTIFIC NAMES: Aristolochia clematitis; Aristolochia serpentaria
  • INDICATIONS: Aphrodisiac, anti-allergy, anticonvulsant, promotes menstruation
  • SYNONYM: Aristolochiaceae
  • CLASS: Immunomodulator
  • HALF-LIFE: N/A
CLINICALLY IMPORTANT, POTENTIALLY HAZARDOUS INTERACTIONS WITH:

None known

PREGNANCY CATEGORY: N/A

Aristolochia has been reported to cause severe kidney damage or 'Chinese herb nephropathy'. Eighteen patients developed carcinomas of the bladder, ureter and/or renal pelvis.

Aristolochia is banned in the European Union and Japan.

Our database has 6 adverse reactions for this drug across the following areas

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SKIN
RENAL
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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