Pygeum Africanum

Information about Pygeum Africanum

Pygeum africanum uses

Pygeum Africanum is used in the treatment of pain.

How pygeum africanum works

Pyageum africanum modulate bladder contractility by reducing the sensitivity of the bladder to electrical stimulation. Pygeum also has anti-inflammatory activity, by decreasing production of leukotrienes and other 5-lipoxygenase metabolites. Furthermore, Pygeum inhibits fibroblast production, increases adrenal androgen secretion, and restores the secretory activity of prostate and bulbourethral epithelium.

Common side effects of pygeum africanum

Nausea, Abdominal pain.

Available Medicine for Pygeum Africanum

No medicine available

Content on this page was last updated on 16 February, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)