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Side effect(s) of Peppermint oil

Read the side effects of Peppermint oil as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Skin and Mucous membranes: Mouth ulcers, heartburn, chemical burn, skin necrosis (cell or tissue death), bruising eye irritation

Central Nervous System: Headache, dizziness, and brain damage, seizures, and confusion with higher dose

Respiratory: Worsening of asthma and respiratory arrest.

Allergic reactions: Allergic reaction may include rashes, hives and contact dermatitis, swelling of face and throat, breathing difficulty.

Others: Decreased heart rate, muscle weakness, lack of muscle coordination, nausea.

Other Precautions :  Avoid excess dose.

Drug Name : Peppermint oil

Peppermint oil(Colpermin) generic Peppermint oil reduces spasms of the digestive tract. It is prescribed for various stomach and intestinal disorders. It is used to relieve symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) including abdominal cramps, pain and bloating (feeling of a full and tight abdomen). It is also used as carminative to facilitate the expulsion of gas from the digestive tract. Peppermint oil has also been used topically to treat the common cold, tension headache , muscle aches, nerve pain and itching because of its cooling effect. Peppermint oil is used traditionally in herbal tea, mouth freshener, to reduce stress and improve concentration or alertness.
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Trade Names for Peppermint oil

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International : 

Colpermin, Mintec, Carbellon

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