Lady’s Mantle or lion’s foot (Alchemilla mollis, A. vulgaris) is an herb that is found in Europe. It is a perineal related to roses that are used in gardens as an ornamental plant, while the leaves have traditionally been used as a tea with medicinal properties.
Lady’s Mantle leaves contain several active constituents, including phenolic compounds and tannins.
Lady’s Mantle has the following properties:
Lady’s Mantle is commercially available as an extract or tincture. Take or apply medications that contain Lady’s Mantle as directed on the product label or by a doctor.
This drug should be stored at room temperature (<30°C) and be protected from light and moisture. Do not allow this product to freeze. Always check the label before using this product. For safety, keep out of the reach of children and pets.
Do not use if the printed expiration date has passed, the product seal has been broken, or the product has changed in color, odor, or consistency.
Do not dispose of this product by pouring it down the drain, toilet, or into the environment. Ask your pharmacist regarding the proper way and location of disposal.
Herbal supplements are generally safe to take in moderate amounts as directed by a health professional. However, because most herb and food supplements are not approved by the FDA for treating and preventing specific diseases, recommended daily values are not always established.
Despite being advertised as “all-natural” or “safe,” natural or food supplements must be treated as conventional medication. Certain herbal preparations can interact with other medications you are taking, increasing the risk of adverse drug reactions and toxicity.
Before using this medication, inform your doctor if:
There is insufficient data regarding the use and safety of this supplement during pregnancy. This drug should be used during pregnancy only if the potential benefit justifies the potential risk to the fetus, as determined by your doctor.
This supplement is not likely excreted in breast milk. This drug should be used while breastfeeding only if the potential benefit justifies the potential risk to the child, as determined by your doctor.
All drugs have the potential to elicit side effects even with normal use. Many side effects are dose-related and will resolve when it is adjusted or at the end of therapy.
Potential side effects while using this drug include:
You may encounter some, none, or other side effects not listed above. Consult your doctor or pharmacist if you are concerned about a side effect or if it becomes troublesome.
To avoid any potential drug interactions, you should keep a list of all the drugs you are using (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal products) and inform your doctor and pharmacist.
The liquid extract preparation of this medication may contain alcohol. Avoid taking the following together with this preparation:
If you experience an adverse drug interaction, stop taking this drug and continue taking your other medication. Inform your doctor immediately to reevaluate your treatment plan. Your dose may need to be adjusted, substituted with another drug, or discontinue using the drug.
This medication may be taken with or without food. If you experience any gastrointestinal discomfort, taking this medication with meals may prevent this symptom. The liquid extract preparation of this medication may contain alcohol so alcohol consumption should be limited to prevent intoxication, especially in children or adults who may operate machinery.
Inform your doctor or pharmacist if you have any concerns regarding food-drug interactions.
This drug should be taken with caution if you have any of the following conditions or risk factors:
Inform your doctor or pharmacist if you have any concerns regarding specific health conditions.
The information provided is not a substitute for professional medical advice. You should ALWAYS consult your doctor or pharmacist before using Lady’s Mantle.
The recommended dosage of this drug has not been established for treating any specific disease or condition. Consult a doctor for the appropriate indication and dosage.
This drug is not recommended for use in children and the recommended dose has not been established. Consult with a doctor or pharmacist for alternatives and more information.
This drug is available in the following dosage forms:
In case of an emergency or an overdose, call your local emergency services or go to your nearest emergency room.
If you miss a dose of this drug, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take your regular dose as scheduled. Do not take a double dose.
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