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PTCB-Herbal Supp

Help study herbal supplements for the PTCE

Common NameCommon UseCommon Adverse EffectsContraindications
Saw Palmetto Treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasiak increase breast size, aphordisiac Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, impotence is possible Increase bleeding risk in patients taking antiplatelet drugs including asprin
Ginkgo Dementia, memory loss GI upset, light sensitivity, rash, bleeding, seizures (rare) Allergy to poison ivy, epilepsy, increased bleeding risk in patients taking antiplatelet drugs including asprin, may decrease blood pressure lowering with thiazide diuretics, trazadone, nifedapine
Soy isoflavones Menopause, prevent osteoporosis, lower cholesterol Constipation, bloating, nausea, allergic reaction Soy allergy, breast cancer, renal failure, may increase theophylline, caffeine, or clozapine serum levels
Cranberry Prevention of urinary tract infection, urinary deodorizer in incontinence Uric acid kidney stones if more than 1L/day Kidney stones
Ginseng Energy, general health, athletic ability, improve memory Diarrhea, high blood pressure, insomnia, vervousness, vaginal bleeding, breast enlargement, bleeding Hemorrhage, thrombosis, heart conditions, breast cancer, ovarian cancer, fibroids, schizophrenia, organ transplant, may increase effects of stimulants, MAOI, warfarin, morphine and other narcotics
Black Cohosh PMS, menopause GI upset, seizures when combined with primrose and chasteberry Breast cancer, ovariam cancer, fibroids, may lower blood pressure in addition to antihypertensives
St. John's Wart Mild to moderate depression, antiviral GI upset, light sensitivity, high or low blood pressure, confusion, restlessness, insomnia, mania, sexual dysfunction, withdrawal Ultraviolet light treatments, antidepressant use, bipolar, alzheimer's, major depression, infertility, schizophrenia, MAOI
Milk Thisle Protection of the liver due to hepatitis, cirrhosis, etc Mild laxative effect, sweating, nausea, abdominal pain, vomiting, diarrhea, and weakness May cause insulin secreation to decrease without causing a concomitant rise in blood sugar
Garlic Lower blood pressure, lower cholesterol GI upset, gassiness, reflux Increases bleeding risk in patients taking antiplatelet drugs including aspirin, decreased saquinivar serum levels
Echinacea Treatment or prevention of common cold Rash, allergic reactions, decreased fertility in high doses Ragweed hypersensitivity, may counteract or enhance immunosuppressant therapy, may increase adverse effects of many drugs metabolized by the liver
Created by: TinaHead
 

 



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