- What other names is Kamala known by?
- What is Kamala?
- How does Kamala work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Are there any interactions with medications?
- Dosing considerations for Kamala.
Kamcela, Kameela, Lotus Sacré, Mallotus, Mallotus philippensis, Rottiera Tinctoria, Spoonwood.
People take kamala for getting rid of tapeworms in the intestine.
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
- Other conditions.
Special Precautions & Warnings:Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Not enough is known about the use of kamala during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
Appendicitis or symptoms of appendicitis such as stomach pain, nausea, and vomiting: Kamala acts like a laxative and could make appendicitis worse.
Interaction Rating: Moderate Be cautious with this combination.
Talk with your health provider.
Kamala is a type of laxative called a stimulant laxative. Stimulant laxatives can decrease potassium levels in the body. Low potassium levels can increase the risk of side effects of digoxin (Lanoxin).
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).