PARADIGM PHARMA INC.

Paradigm Fathlaijon

  • Indication:

    Supportive symptomatic treatment of upper respiratory infections, such as the common cold, sore throat, and tonsilitis

  • Generic:

    Andrographis paniculata

  • Brand:

    FluGuard

  • Paradigm BU Classification :

    Herbals

  • Composition per unit:

    Each capsule contains: Andrographis paniculata Wall. ex Nees dried leaf extract providing Andrographolide not less than 20 mg

  • Dosage Form:

    Capsule

  • Pack Size:

    Box of 2x10 capsules

  • General Disclaier:

    Please contact your primary healthcare provider (e.g., your general practitioner) if this product is right for you. Do not start or change any regimen wothout consulting your primary healthcare professional.

  • Recommended Dosage & Administration:

    One capsule three times a day after meals

  • Original/Source:

    Andrographis paniculata (Fa-Thalai-Chon, King of Bitters) leaf

  • Special Precautions & Warnings:

    Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Andrographis is POSSIBLY UNSAFE when taken by mouth during pregnancy. There is a concern that it might cause miscarriages. Not enough is known about the safety of andrographis during breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side, and avoid using andrographis if you are pregnant or breast-feeding. Fertility problems: Animal research suggests that andrographis might interfere with reproduction, but this hasn?t been shown in people. Nevertheless, if you are having trouble fathering a child or getting pregnant, it?s best not to use andrographis. ?Auto-immune diseases? such as multiple sclerosis (MS), lupus (systemic lupus erythematosus, SLE), rheumatoid arthritis (RA), or other conditions: Andrographis might cause the immune system to become more active, and this could increase the symptoms of auto-immune diseases. If you have one of these conditions, it?s best to avoid using andrographis.

    Read More at: http://www.webmd.com/vitamins-supplements/ingredientmono-973-ANDROGRAPHIS.aspx?activeIngredientId=973&activeIngredientName=ANDROGRAPHIS

  • Side-Effects:

    Andrographis is LIKELY SAFE for most adults when used short-term. It might also be safe when up to three months. It is POSSIBLY SAFE in children when used short-term, up to one month. It can cause side effects such as loss of appetite, diarrhea, vomiting, rash, headache, runny nose, and fatigue. When used in high doses or long-term, andrographis might cause swollen lymph glands, serious allergic reactions, elevations of liver enzymes, and other side effect.

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  • Adverse Drug Reactions:

    Medications for high blood pressure (Antihypertensive drugs) interacts with ANDROGRAPHIS Andrographis seems to decrease blood pressure. Taking andrographis along with medications for high blood pressure might cause your blood pressure to go too low. Some medications for high blood pressure include captopril (Capoten), enalapril (Vasotec), losartan (Cozaar), valsartan (Diovan), diltiazem (Cardizem), Amlodipine (Norvasc), hydrochlorothiazide (HydroDiuril), furosemide (Lasix), and many others. Medications that decrease the immune system (Immunosuppressants) interacts with ANDROGRAPHIS Andrographis increases the immune system. By increasing the immune system, andrographis might decrease the effectiveness of medications that decrease the immune system. Some medications that decrease the immune system include azathioprine (Imuran), basiliximab (Simulect), cyclosporine (Neoral, Sandimmune), daclizumab (Zenapax), muromonab-CD3 (OKT3, Orthoclone OKT3), mycophenolate (CellCept), tacrolimus (FK506, Prograf), sirolimus (Rapamune), prednisone (Deltasone, Orasone), corticosteroids (glucocorticoids), and others. Medications that slow blood clotting (Anticoagulant / Antiplatelet drugs) interacts with ANDROGRAPHIS Andrographis might slow blood clotting. Taking andrographis along with medications that also slow clotting might increase the chances of bruising and bleeding. Some medications that slow blood clotting include aspirin, clopidogrel (Plavix), diclofenac (Voltaren, Cataflam, others), ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin, others), naproxen (Anaprox, Naprosyn, others), dalteparin (Fragmin), enoxaparin (Lovenox), heparin, warfarin (Coumadin), and others.

    Read More at: http://www.webmd.com/vitamins-supplements/ingredientmono-973-ANDROGRAPHIS.aspx?activeIngredientId=973&activeIngredientName=ANDROGRAPHIS 

  • Product Information:

    FluGuard Food supplement for supporting symptomatic treatment of upper respiratory infections, such as common colds and sore throat