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Generic: Cytisus
treats Labor induction, Diuretic, and Cardiovascular conditions

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This patient information is based on a systematic review edited and peer- reviewed by contributors to the Natural Standard Research Collaboration ( Ethan Basch, MD (Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center); Dawn Costa, BA, BS (Natural Standard Research Collaboration); Cynthia Dacey, PharmD (Northeastern University); Catherine DeFranco Kirkwood, MPH, CCCJS- MAC (MD Anderson Cancer Center); Shaina Tanguay- Colucci, BS (Natural Standard Research Collaboration); Catherine Ulbricht, PharmD (Massachusetts General Hospital); Wendy Weissner, BA (Natural Standard Research Collaboration).


DISCLAIMER: Natural Standard developed the above evidence- based information based on a thorough systematic review of the available scientific articles. For comprehensive information about alternative and complementary therapies on the professional level, go to Selected references are listed below.

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Eichelbaum M, Spannbrucker N, Dengler HJ. Influence of the defective metabolism of sparteine on its pharmacokinetics. Eur J Clin Pharmacol 1979;16(3):189- 194.

Gram LF, Debruyne D, Caillard V, et al. Substantial rise in sparteine metabolic ratio during haloperidol treatment. Br J Clin Pharmacol 1989;27(2):272- 275.

Jusiak L, Soczewinski E, Waksmundzki A. Analysis of alkaloid extract of broom (Cystisus scoparius) by chromatography on wet buffered paper and countercurrent distribution. Acta Pol Pharm 1967;24(6):619- 624.

Kolodziejski J, Gill S, Lucziewicz I. [Localization of sparteine in Cytisus scoparius link. (Sarothamnus scoparius L. Wimm.) during the vegetation stage.]. Acta Pol Pharm 1964;21:501- 508.

Lacinova L. [Sparteine and tedisamil inhibit chloride channels in pulmonary epithelial cells isolated from patients with cystic fibrosis]. Bratisl Lek Listy 1992;93(8):411- 414.

Magnin P, Charrier J, Chapuis Y. [Importance of sparteine in directed labor]. Presse Med 1968;76(18):859- 860.

Mangin P, Kintz P, Tracqui A, et al. A fatal ingestion of sparteine and meprobamate: medicolegal and toxicological data. Acta Med Leg Soc (Liege) 1989;39(1):385- 388.

Mendel EB. Oxytocin and sparteine in the conduct of the third and fourth stages of labor. South Med J 1970;63(2):193.

Mendel EB, Buring DM. Use of oxytocin and sparteine in postpartum hemorrhage caused by uterine atony. Tex Med 1972;68(4):101- 103.

Raschack M. [Actions of sparteine and sparteine derivatives on the heart and circulation]. Arzneimittelforschung 1974;24(5):753- 759.

Schellens JH, Soons PA, van der Wart JH, et al. Lack of pharmacokinetic interaction between nifedipine, sparteine and phenytoin in man. Br J Clin Pharmacol 1991;31(2):175- 178.

Thies PW. [Spartium and sparteine. Its antiarrhythmia action]. Pharm Unserer Zeit 1986;15(6):172- 176.

Veningerova M, Prachar V, Lukacsova M, et al. Rapid determination of sparteine and its metabolites in urine. J Chromatogr 1993;622(2):274- 277.

Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.

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