In this Article
- What other names is Jequirity known by?
- What is Jequirity?
- How does Jequirity work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Are there any interactions with medications?
- Dosing considerations for Jequirity.
When seeds come in contact with the skin, they can cause inflammation, irritation, and severe eye problems.
Special Precautions & Warnings:While precatory bean isn't safe for anyone to take, some people should be particularly careful to avoid use.
Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Jequirity is LIKELY UNSAFE when taken by mouth during pregnancy or breast-feeding. Jequirity contains a chemical called abrin, which is a poison. Also, jequirity might cause labor to start. Avoid use.
Children: Jequirity is UNSAFE in children. Children are attracted to the bright colors of the seed, which is unfortunate, since children are particularly sensitive to the toxic effects of jequirity bean. Children can die after swallowing just one seed. If exposure to jequirity bean is suspected, get immediate medical assistance.
Bleeding disorder; Jequirity might slow blood clotting. In theory, this might make bleeding disorders worse.
Diabetes: Jequirity might lower blood sugar. Watch for signs of low blood sugar (hypoglycemia) and monitor your blood sugar carefully if you have diabetes and use jequirity.
Surgery: Jequirity might slow blood clotting or lower blood sugar. In theory, jequirity might increase the risk of bleeding and interfere with blood sugar control during and after surgical procedures. Stop using jequirity at least 2 weeks before a scheduled surgery.
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