- What other names is Cereus known by?
- What is Cereus?
- How does Cereus work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Are there any interactions with medications?
- Dosing considerations for Cereus.
Cereus is used for chest pain (angina), fluid retention associated with weak heart function (heart failure), and as a heart stimulant. Cereus is also used for bladder infections and other urinary tract problems, bleeding, and shortness of breath.
Women use it for painful or heavy menstrual periods.
Cereus is sometimes applied directly to the skin for joint pain.
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
- Chest pain (angina).
- Fluid retention due to heart failure.
- Heavy menstrual pain and bleeding.
- Urinary tract problems.
- Shortness of breath.
- Joint pain, when applied to the skin.
- Other conditions.
Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).
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