Agrimony

Reviewed on 8/27/2021

What Is Agrimony Used For and How Does it Work?

Agrimony suggested uses include diarrhea, mucous colitis, gall bladder disease associated with gastric hyperacidity, and sore throat.

Agrimony is available under the following different brands and other names: church steeples, cocklebur, funffing, herbe de Saint Guillaume, liverwort, philanthropos, sticklewort, and stickwort.

What Are the Dosages of Agrimony?

Dosages of Agrimony:

  • See package label

Dosage Considerations – Should be Given as Follows:

Adjuvant treatment

  • 2-4 g/day orally

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What Are Side Effects Associated with Using Agrimony?

Common side effects of agrimony include:

  • No serious Side effects of agrimony have been reported.

This document does not contain all possible side effects and others may occur. Check with your physician for additional information about side effects.

What Other Drugs Interact with Agrimony?

If your doctor has directed you to use this medication, your doctor or pharmacist may already be aware of any possible drug interactions and may be monitoring you for them. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicine before checking with your doctor, health care provider or pharmacist first.

  • Agrimony has no listed severe interactions with other drugs.
  • Agrimony has no listed serious interactions with other drugs.
  • Agrimony has moderate interactions with at least 71 different drugs.
  • Agrimony has mild interactions with at least 101 different drugs.

What Are Warnings and Precautions for Agrimony?

Warnings

  • This medication contains agrimony. Do not take church steeples, cocklebur, funffing, herbe de Saint Guillaume, liverwort, philanthropos, sticklewort, or stickwort if you are allergic to agrimony or any ingredients contained in this drug.

Contraindications

  • Hepatic/renal impairment
  • Constipation

Effects of Drug Abuse

  • No information is available.

Short-Term Effects

  • See "What Are Side Effects Associated with Using Agrimony?"

Long-Term Effects

  • See "What Are Side Effects Associated with Using Agrimony?"

Cautions

  • Larger than recommended doses can cause constipation and other gastrointestinal (GI) problems
  • Possible increased risk of tongue and lip cancer at high doses

Pregnancy and Lactation

  • There is no information available about the use of agrimony during pregnancy or while breastfeeding. Consult your doctor.
References
https://reference.medscape.com/drug/church-steeples-cocklebur-agrimony-344502

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