1-2 g PO TID
Tea: boil 1 tsp with 1 cup water PO qD
5-20 gtts PO
Exudative skin conditions (eg, eczema, psoriasis), bronchitis, laryngitis, croup, laryngismus stridulus, hemorrhoids, constipation
Frequency Not Defined
Burning sensation in the gut
Large doses can irritate skin & mucous membranes
Sternutatory, cathartic & emetic
Pregnancy & Lactation
Pregnancy Category: N/A
A:Generally acceptable. Controlled studies in pregnant women show no evidence of fetal risk.
B:May be acceptable. Either animal studies show no risk but human studies not available or animal studies showed minor risks and human studies done and showed no risk.
C:Use with caution if benefits outweigh risks. Animal studies show risk and human studies not available or neither animal nor human studies done.
D:Use in LIFE-THREATENING emergencies when no safer drug available. Positive evidence of human fetal risk.
X:Do not use in pregnancy. Risks involved outweigh potential benefits. Safer alternatives exist.
NA:Information not available.
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