Lily Of The Valley (Herbs/Suppl)Brand and Other Names:Convallaria majalis, Jacob's Ladder, more...May Bells, May Lily

 
 
 

Suggested Dosing

Cardiac Glycosides

Insufficient reliable evidence available for effectiveness

600 mg/day PO average amount

Tincture: 6 g/day divided TID PO

Liquid extract: 600 mg/day divided TID PO

Dried extract: 150 mg/day PO

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Suggested Uses

Circulatory disorders, heart palpitations, arrhythmia, CHF, cardiac edema, cardiac asthma, kidney & bladder stones, UTI

Efficacy

Contains cardiac glycosides similar to those in digitalis

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Interactions

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      Serious - Use Alternative

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            Warnings

            Contraindications

            High BP, kidney/liver dz, potassium deficiency

            Pregnancy

            Cautions

            Use only under qualified supervision: potentially fatal if overdosed

            Taking more than recommended dose may cause nausea, vomiting, headache, stupor, disorders of color perception, & irregular heartbeat

            See also toxicity

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            Pregnancy & Lactation

            Pregnancy Category: avoid

            Lactation: N/A

            Pregnancy Categories

            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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            Pharmacology

            Metabolism: N/A

            Excretion: N/A

            Mechanism of Action

            Cardiac glycosides increase force & power of heartbeat without increasing amount of oxygen required by cardiac muscle

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