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What other names is Opium Antidote known by?

Antidote à l'Opium, Antidote d'Opium, Antídoto de Opio, Combretum, Combretum micranthum, Jungle Weed.

What is Opium Antidote?

The leaf and stem of the plant Combretum micranthum are used to make medicine. This medicine is known as opium antidote.

People take opium antidote for gallbladder disease, upset stomach, and liver disease.

Opium antidote is no longer used by itself. It is used only in combination preparations.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Gallbladder disease.
  • Upset stomach.
  • Liver disease.
  • Other conditions.
More evidence is needed to rate the effectiveness of opium antidote for these uses.

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).

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