Senna leaves+indian flea seeds

Authors: Prof. Dr. med. Peter Altmeyer, Prof. Dr. med. Martina Bacharach-Buhles

All authors of this article

Last updated on: 29.10.2020

Dieser Artikel auf Deutsch

Definition
This section has been translated automatically.

A fixed combination of senna leaves and Indian flea seed, which has the status of a recommendation according to Commission E and is therefore referred to as a sample.

Effects
This section has been translated automatically.

The fixed combination of:

has a laxative effect.

Field of application/use
This section has been translated automatically.

The combination of senna leaves and Indian flea seeds is used for constipation.

Dosage
This section has been translated automatically.

The individual components of this fixed combination must be contained in quantities of 50 to 75 % of their daily dose as a single monograph.

Undesirable effects
This section has been translated automatically.

In individual cases, hypersensitivity reactions may occur. In the course of long-term applications, electrolyte loss, albuminuria and haematuria may also occur.

Contraindication
This section has been translated automatically.

In case of constrictions as well as acute inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract, diabetes mellitus which is difficult to adjust, Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, appendicitis, abdominal pain of unknown cause as well as during pregnancy and lactation, the use of the product should be avoided.

Interactions
This section has been translated automatically.

Long-term use due to potassium deficiency increases the effect of cardiac glycosides and the effect of antiarrhythmics can be influenced. Potassium losses can also be intensified by adrenal cortex steroids, liquorice root and thiazide diuretics.

Trade names
This section has been translated automatically.

AgiocurĀ® Granules 1-1-1 TL

Note(s)
This section has been translated automatically.

Indian flea seeds should always be taken with sufficient liquid, with the exception of milk.
A 30-minute interval should be observed between the intake of other medications.
In patients who are required to take insulin, the insulin dosage must be checked and reduced if necessary.

Literature
This section has been translated automatically.

  1. Schilcher H (2016) In: Guide to Phytotherapy, Urban & Fischer Verlag Munich, p. 365 f.