What is it?
Cilantro is an herbal medicine sometimes used to treat indigestion (heartburn, nausea, stomach pain), flatulence (passing gas), and loss of appetite.
Other names for Cilantro include: Coriandrum sativum, Chinese parsley, Cilantro, Coriander, Coriandi fructus, and Koriander.
Ask your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist if you need more information about this medicine or if any information in this leaflet concerns you.
Tell your doctor if you.
Talk with your caregiver about how much Cilantro you should take. The amount depends on the strength of the medicine and the reason you are taking Cilantro. If you are using this medicine without instructions from your caregiver, follow the directions on the medicine bottle. Do not take more medicine or take it more often than the directions tell you to.
To store this medicine:
Keep all medicine locked up and away from children. Store medicine away from heat and direct light. Do not store your medicine in the bathroom, near the kitchen sink, or in other damp places. Heat or moisture may cause the medicine to break down and not work the way it should work. Throw away medicine that is out of date or that you do not need. Never share your medicine.
Stop taking your medicine right away and talk to your doctor if you have any of the following side effects. Your medicine may be causing these symptoms. This may mean that you are allergic (uh-ler-jik) to the medicine.
Other Side Effects:
You may have the following side effects, but this medicine may also cause other side effects. Tell your doctor if you have side effects that you think are caused by this medicine.
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