Last update: July 10, 2014
Cessation of breastfeeding or alternative.
Rhizomes are used.
It contains kavapirone and resin.
Unproved effects: hypnotic, spasmolytic, sedative.
Indication after Commission E of German Ministry of Health: insomnia, anxiety.
Very dangerous if mixed with alcohol.
The Spanish Agency for Drugs has withdrawn all kava-kava containing products from the market after several cases of overwhelming hepatic failure have occurred.
We do not have alternatives for Kava Kava.
Suggestions made at e-lactancia are done by APILAM´s pediatricians and pharmacists, and are based on updated scientific publications.
It is not intended to replace the relationship you have with your doctor but to compound it.
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