💊 Chemical information
NOTE. The name copalchi has also been applied to Croton niveus (Euphorbiaceae).
Coutarea latiflora is an ingredient of herbal remedies used in the management of diabetes mellitus. For a report of hepatotoxicity associated with a preparation containing Coutarea latiflora see Centaury.
Adverse effects.Rhabdomyolysis and haemolysis occurred in a 58-year-old man 2 days after starting treatment with Coutarea latiflora.1 The patient had a similar reaction 4 years earlier after taking the same product.
1. Roca B. Rhabdomyolysis and hemolysis after use of Coutarea latiflora. Am J Med 2003; 115: 677.
Published May 08, 2019.