Br J Nutr 2000;83:389-99. Toxicol.Appl.Pharmacol. Pill Identifier Tool Quick, Easy, Pill Identification, Drug Interaction Tool Check Potential Drug Interactions, Pharmacy Locater Tool Including 24 Hour, Pharmacies. Pereira, C., Li, D., and Sinclair, A. J. Rev Soc Bras.Med Trop. Martinez-Bebert, K., Rodriguez-Baez, R., Pila-Perez, R., Pila-Pelaez, R., and Tamakloe, K. [Hepatic hematoma caused by fascioliasis]. View abstract. Gac.Med Mex. J Parasitol. Delasalle, P., Beytout, J., Cambon, M., and Bommelaer, G. [Distomatosis: diagnosis and treatment]. View abstract. [Laparoscopic findings in liver fascioliasis. Acta Trop. VI. J Egypt.Soc Parasitol. Be sure to have your blood checked regularly. View abstract. Leclercq I, Desager JP, Horsmans Y. Inhibition of chlorzoxazone metabolism, a clinical probe for CYP2E1, by a single ingestion of watercress. J Parasitol. 2006;134(5):942-945. Watercress may be able to fight bacteria. Terms of Use. Parasitol.Res 2000;86(9):753-757. Wichtl, MW. View abstract. View abstract. View abstract. View abstract. Study of 13 cases]. Drug Metab Dispos. Bol.Med Hosp.Infant Mex. 2003;68(2):135-142. Cancer Epidemiol.Biomarkers Prev. View abstract. 1994. When used in large amounts or long-term, it can cause stomach upset or kidney problems. At this time there is not enough scientific information to determine an appropriate range of doses for watercress. View abstract. Diamond, S. P., Wiener, S. G., and Marks, J. G., Jr. Allergic contact dermatitis to nasturtium. View abstract. View abstract. View abstract. Gastroenterol.Hepatol. Int J Vitam.Nutr.Res 2001;71(4):223-228. Long-Term Effects. 2002;138(3):271-274. Hecht SS, Chung FL, Richie JP Jr., et al. See "What Are Side Effects Associated with Using Watercress?" There is no information about use of watercress during pregnancy or while breastfeeding. Watercress is used for Inflammation, Oxidative stress, Herbivory, Cancer and other conditions. Watercress is also used to improve appetite and digestion, to enhance sexual arousal, to kill germs, and as a “Spring tonic.” Women sometimes use it to cause an abortion. Ned.Tijdschr.Geneeskd. Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for... Vitamin D Deficiency: How Much Vitamin D Is Enough? View abstract. 2004;92(2):161-162. Sanchez-Sosa, S., Rojas-Ortega, S., Reed-San Roman, G., and Torres-Santana, M. A. View abstract. Parasite 2002;9(2):113-120. Watercress is a known inhibitor of the cytochrome P450 CYP2E1, which may result in altered drug metabolism for individuals on certain medications such as chlorzoxazone. Side effects can include nausea and upset stomach. A study of 10 cases]. View abstract. Pregnancy and Lactation. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088. J Cell Biochem.Suppl 1997;27:76-85. 1997;105 Suppl 4:955-963. Clinical study of 40 children in the Hospital Provincial of Sagua la Grande]. View abstract. Sanchez-Sosa, S., Rojas-Ortega, S., Reed-San Roman, G., and Torres-Santana, M. A. Christmann, M., Henrich, R., Mayer, G., and Ell, C. [Infection with fasciola hepatica causing elevated liver-enzyme results and eosinophilia - serologic and endoscopic diagnosis and therapy]. Watercress might have an effect like a water pill or "diuretic." Desager, J. P., Golnez, J. L., De Buck, C., and Horsmans, Y. Watercress has no Importance for the elimination of ethanol by CYP2E1 inhibition. View abstract. 1998;2nd edition. Toxicol.Appl.Pharmacol. Large quantities may irritate stomach/intestines. Environ.Health Perspect. Chung, F. L., Jiao, D., Conaway, C. C., Smith, T. J., Yang, C. S., and Yu, M. C. Chemopreventive potential of thiol conjugates of isothiocyanates for lung cancer and a urinary biomarker of dietary isothiocyanates. View abstract. Carrada-Bravo, T. [Fascioliasis: diagnosis, epidemiology and treatment]. View abstract. View abstract. Taking watercress along with chlorzoxazone (Parafon Forte, Paraflex) might increase the effects and side effects of chlorzoxazone (Parafon Forte, Paraflex). 2001;24(8):375-380. Carcinogenesis 2003;24(8):1361-1367. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 1995;4:877-84. Taking watercress might decrease how well the body gets rid of lithium. 1997;6(2):113-120. You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Rivera, J. V. and Bermudez, R. H. Radionuclide imaging of the liver in human fascioliasis. Rev Gastroenterol.Mex. Watercress might decrease how quickly the body breaks down chlorzoxazone (Parafon Forte, Paraflex). Talk with your healthcare provider before using this product if you are taking lithium. Al Binali, A. M., Bello, C. S., El Shewy, K., and Abdulla, S. E. The prevalence of parasites in commonly used leafy vegetables in South Western, Saudi Arabia. Rose, P., Faulkner, K., Williamson, G., and Mithen, R. 7-Methylsulfinylheptyl and 8-methylsulfinyloctyl isothiocyanates from watercress are potent inducers of phase II enzymes. View abstract. View abstract. View abstract. View abstract. Bolton-Smith C, Price RJ, Fenton ST, et al. View abstract. View abstract. Side Effects. 9-29-2001;145(39):1896-1899. Bol.Med Hosp.Infant Mex. Watercress seems safe for most people in food amounts and in medicinal amounts when used short-term. Other uses include treating baldness, constipation, parasitic worms, cancer, goiter, polyps, scurvy, and tuberculosis. Watercress might have an effect like a water pill or "diuretic." When used in large amounts or long-term, it can cause stomach upset or kidney problems. Saudi.Med J 2006;27(5):613-616. 1990;44(4):385-388. Saudi.Med J 2006;27(5):613-616. Gruenwald, J. PDR for Herbal Medicines. Kidney disease: Don't use watercress if you have kidney disease. You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Cancer Epidemiol.Biomarkers Prev. 2002;40(9):801-806. Chung, F. L., Conaway, C. C., Rao, C. V., and Reddy, B. S. Chemoprevention of colonic aberrant crypt foci in Fischer rats by sulforaphane and phenethyl isothiocyanate. Side effects What kind of side effects may I have from watercress? Rev Gastroenterol.Mex. Pharmacol.Toxicol. Other conditions. Carmella, S. G., Borukhova, A., Akerkar, S. A., and Hecht, S. S. Analysis of human urine for pyridine-N-oxide metabolites of 4-(methylnitrosamino)-1-(3-pyridyl)-1-butanone, a tobacco-specific lung carcinogen. If you have any concerns about side effects, please consult your herbalist or doctor. View abstract. [Massive hepatobiliary fascioliasis]. View abstract. 1999;32(4):363-366. 1999;8(10):907-913. Cuba 1983. Human fasciolosis in Van province, Turkey. 2006;134(5):942-945. Biopathology and new diagnostic and therapeutic aspects]. Bendezu, P., Frame, A., and Hillyer, G. V. Human fascioliasis in Corozal, Puerto Rico. This could increase how much lithium is in the body and result in serious side effects. Study of 13 cases]. Chung, F. L., Morse, M. A., Eklind, K. I., and Lewis, J. Quantitation of human uptake of the anticarcinogen phenethyl isothiocyanate after a watercress meal. Parasite 2002;9(2):113-120. Getahun, S. M. and Chung, F. L. Conversion of glucosinolates to isothiocyanates in humans after ingestion of cooked watercress. This could increase how much lithium is in the body and result in serious side effects. el Shazly, A. M., Handousa, A. E., Youssef, M. E., Rizk, H., and Hamouda, M. M. Human fascioliasis: a parasitic health problem in Dakahlia Governorate, Egypt. VI. Rev Gastroenterol Mex. Al Binali, A. M., Bello, C. S., El Shewy, K., and Abdulla, S. E. The prevalence of parasites in commonly used leafy vegetables in South Western, Saudi Arabia. View abstract. Watercress is a plant. 2000;65(4):179-183. This could increase how much lithium is in the body and result in serious side effects. See "What Are Side Effects Associated with Using Watercress?" G.E.N. [Fasciola hepatica. View abstract. Dreyfuss, G., Vignoles, P., Abrous, M., and Rondelaud, D. Unusual snail species involved in the transmission of Fasciola hepatica in watercress beds in central France. Since Watercress contains good amount of vitamin K, it is advised to consume it with caution if you are on such medication. Bol.Chil.Parasitol. View abstract. Conaway, C. C., Yang, Y. M., and Chung, F. L. Isothiocyanates as cancer chemopreventive agents: their biological activities and metabolism in rodents and humans. Alvarez-Chacon, R., Garcia-Rosales, J. J., de la Cruz-Otero MC, Wong-Chio, M., Cabrera-Bravo, M., Gomez-Gomez, J. V., and Gamez-Aranda, V. [Fascioliasis in children. View abstract. View abstract. View abstract. The alpha-linolenic acid content of green vegetables commonly available in Australia. Derrick, E. and Darley, C. Contact dermatitis to nasturtium. View abstract. 1990;8(1):77-80. Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Watercress is UNSAFE in medicinal amounts during pregnancy. Bendezu, P., Frame, A., and Hillyer, G. V. Human fascioliasis in Corozal, Puerto Rico.