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Anamu

Brand Name and Other Names: apacin, apazote de zorro, aposin, calcauchin, chasser vermine, Congo Root, douvant douvant, emeruaiuma, guinea hen leaf, guinea henweed, gully root, heuvo de gato, hierba de las gallinitas, kuan, kudjuruk, lemtewei, lemuru, mal pouri, mapurit, mucura, ocano, payche, Petiveria alliacea, verbena hedionda, verveine puante, zorillo

Generic Name: Anamu

Drug Class: Antimicrobials, Herbals; Oncology, Herbals

What Is Anamu Used For and How Does it Work?

Anamu suggested uses include for cancer and various infections.

In vitro studies indicate anamu has a cytotoxic effect on cancer cells.

Animal studies indicate immunostimulatory and anti-infective effects of anamu.

There have been no clinical studies of anamu.

Anamu is available under the following different brand and other names: apacin, apazote de zorro, aposin, calcauchin, chasser vermine, Congo Root, douvant douvant, emeruaiuma, guinea hen leaf, guinea henweed, gully root, heuvo de gato, hierba de las gallinitas, kuan, kudjuruk, lemtewei, lemuru, mal pouri, mapurit, mucura, ocano, payche, Petiveria alliacea, verbena hedionda, verveine puante, and zorillo.

Dosages of Anamu:

  • See package labels

Dosage Considerations – Should be Given as Follows:

Suggested Dosing

  • 1000-1500 mg orally twice daily or as directed by manufacturer

QUESTION

Bowel regularity means a bowel movement every day. See Answer

What Are Side Effects Associated with Using Anamu?

Common side effects of Anamu include:

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 Anamu?

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.

Anamu has no severe interactions with other drugs.

Anamu has no serious interactions with other drugs.

Moderate interactions of anamu include:

Anamu has mild interactions with at least 80 different drugs.

This document does not contain all possible interactions. Therefore, before using this product, tell your doctor or pharmacist of all the products you use. Keep a list of all your medications with you, and share the list with your doctor and pharmacist. Check with your physician if you have health questions or concerns.

What Are Warnings and Precautions for Anamu?

Warnings

This medication contains anamu. Do not take apacin, apazote de zorro, aposin, calcauchin, chasser vermine, Congo Root, douvant douvant, emeruaiuma, guinea hen leaf, guinea henweed, gully root, heuvo de gato, hierba de las gallinitas, kuan, kudjuruk, lemtewei, lemuru, mal pouri, mapurit, mucura, ocano, payche, Petiveria alliacea, verbena hedionda, verveine puante, or zorillo if you are allergic to anamu or any ingredients contained in this drug.

Keep out of reach of children. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center immediately.

Contraindications

Effects of Drug Abuse

  • No information available.

Short-Term Effects

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

Long-Term Effects

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

Cautions

Pregnancy and Lactation

Do not use anamu during pregnancy. There is no information available on use of anamu while breastfeeding. Consult your doctor.

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