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Medical and Pharmacy Editor:

Brand Name: N/A

Generic Name: Quercetin

Drug Class: Cardiovascular, Herbals; Ear, Eye, Nose and Throat, Herbals; Oncology, Herbals; Urology, Herbals

What Is Quercetin and How Does It Work?

Quercetin suggested uses include for seasonal allergies, prevention of diabetic cataracts, viral infections, cardiovascular disease, as adjunctive therapy in cancer, to treat chronic prostatitis, and interstitial cystitis.

Quercetin is possibly effective in the treatment of nonbacterial chronic prostatitis, and interstitial cystitis.

Other uses of quercetin are mainly derived from animal studies.

Dosages of Quercetin:

Suggested Dosing

  • 400-500 mg orally three times daily
  • Prostatitis: 500 mg orally twice daily
  • Cancer: 420-1400 mg/m2 intravenous (IV) bolus once/week

Dosage Considerations – Should be Given as Follows:

  • See "Suggested Dosing"
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 6/15/2017

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