Lowering blood pressure, improving circulation and treating symptoms of mild heart failure, decreasing the occurrence of chest pain, reducing atherosclerosis, and helping with trouble sleeping. Hawthorn will not stop an angina attack. It may have other uses as well. Check with your pharmacist for more details regarding the particular brand you use.
Hawthorn is an herbal product. It works by widening blood vessels, especially heart blood vessels, which results in increased heart blood flow.
Contact your doctor or health care provider right away if any of these apply to you.
Some medical conditions may interact with Hawthorn . Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have any medical conditions, especially if any of the following apply to you:
Some MEDICINES MAY INTERACT with Hawthorn . However, no specific interactions are known at this time.
This may not be a complete list of all interactions that may occur. Ask your health care provider if Hawthorn may interact with other medicines that you take. Check with your health care provider before you start, stop, or change the dose of any medicine.
Use Hawthorn as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.
Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Hawthorn .
All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome:
Fatigue; nausea; sweating.Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur:
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); dizziness; drowsiness; irregular heartbeat; weakness.
This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, contact your health care provider. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088. You may also report side effects at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch.
Contact 1-800-222-1222 (the American Association of Poison Control Centers), your local poison control center (http://www.aapcc.org), or emergency room immediately. Symptoms may include dizziness; fatigue; sleepiness; weakness.Proper storage of Hawthorn :
Store at room temperature away from heat, moisture, and light unless otherwise directed on the package label. Do not store in the bathroom. Most herbal products are not in childproof containers. Keep Hawthorn out of the reach of children and away from pets.
This information is a summary only. It does not contain all information about Hawthorn . If you have questions about the medicine you are taking or would like more information, check with your doctor, pharmacist, or other health care provider.