In this Article
- What other names is Andrographis known by?
- What is Andrographis?
- How does Andrographis work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Are there any interactions with medications?
- Dosing considerations for Andrographis.
It can cause side effects such as loss of appetite, diarrhea, vomiting, rash, headache, and fatigue.
When used in high doses or long-term, andrographis might cause swollen lymph glands, serious allergic reactions, elevations of liver enzymes, and other side effects.
Do not use andrographis if:
- You are pregnant or breast-feeding.
- You have problems with infertility, or you are trying to get pregnant or father a child.
- You have a bleeding disorder.
- You have low blood pressure.
- You have an immune system disease such as multiple sclerosis (MS), lupus, rheumatoid arthritis (RA), or other conditions called "autoimmune disease."
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