Horseweed

Reviewed on 1/8/2020

Brand Name and Other Names: Canadian fleabane, Conyza canadensis, Erigeron canadensis, Fleabane, Hogweed

Generic Name: Horseweed

Drug Class: Cardiovascular, Herbals; Gastrointestinal, Herbals

What Is Horseweed Used For and How Does it Work?

Horseweed suggested uses include for bleeding, diarrhea (dysentery), and water retention.

Horseweed is available under the following different brand and other names: Canadian fleabane, Conyza canadensis, Erigeron canadensis, Fleabane, and Hogweed.

Dosages of Horseweed:

  • See package label

Dosage Considerations – Should be Given as Follows:

  • Follow manufacturer's protocol

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What Are Side Effects Associated with Using Horseweed?

Side effects of Horseweed 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 Horseweed?

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.

Horseweed has no listed severe interactions with other drugs.

Horseweed has no listed serious interactions with other drugs.

Horseweed has no listed moderate interactions with other drugs.

Horseweed has no listed mild interactions with other drugs.

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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 Horseweed?

Warnings

This medication contains horseweed. Do not take Canadian fleabane, Conyza canadensis, Erigeron canadensis, Fleabane, or Hogweed if you are allergic to horseweed 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

  • No information available.

Effects of Drug Abuse

  • No information available.

Short-Term Effects

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

Long-Term Effects

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

Cautions

Pregnancy and Lactation

No information is available on use of horseweed during pregnancy or while breastfeeding. Consult your doctor.

References
https://reference.medscape.com/drug/canadian-fleabane-conyza-canadensis-horseweed-999511

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