How does Pennyroyal work?
There isn't enough information available to know how pennyroyal might work.
Are there safety concerns?
Pennyroyal is UNSAFE. It can cause side effects such as stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, burning of the throat, fever, confusion, restlessness, seizures, dizziness, vision and hearing problems, high blood pressure, abortion, lung failure, brain damage, kidney and liver damage, death, and other serious side effects.
Do not use pennyroyal if:
- You are pregnant or breast-feeding.
- You have kidney disease.
Dosing considerations for Pennyroyal.
The appropriate dose of pennyroyal depends on several factors such as the user's age, health, and several other conditions. At this time there is not enough scientific information to determine an appropriate range of doses for pennyroyal. Keep in mind that natural products are not always necessarily safe and dosages can be important. Be sure to follow relevant directions on product labels and consult your pharmacist or physician or other healthcare professional before using.
Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration
You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.