In this Article
- What other names is Lotus known by?
- What is Lotus?
- How does Lotus work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Are there any interactions with medications?
- Dosing considerations for Lotus.
Special Precautions & Warnings:Pregnancy and breast-feeding: There is not enough reliable information about the safety of taking lotus if you are pregnant or breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
Diabetes: Lotus might lower blood sugar levels in some people. Watch for signs of low blood sugar (hypoglycemia) and monitor your blood sugar carefully if you have diabetes and use lotus as a medicine.
Surgery: Lotus might lower blood sugar levels. There is concern that taking lotus as a medicine might interfere with blood sugar control during and after surgical procedures. Stop using lotus at least 2 weeks before a scheduled surgery.
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