Pharmacy Practice (herbal 2)

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Pharmacy Practice (herbal 2)
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2012-11-12 22:05:39
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Exam III
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Geriatric Herbal
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  1. Functions of Saw Palmetto
    • Antiandrogenic
    • Antiproliferative
    • Anti-inflammatory
  2. Uses of Saw Palmetto
    BPH
  3. Saw Palmetto ineffective for
    • Alopecia
    • Preventing prostate cancer
    • non bacterial prostatis
    • chronic pelvic pain syndrome
    • transurethral resection of the Prostate (TURP)
  4. Saw Palmetto AE
    • Dizziness
    • Headache
    • GI complaints
    • Asthenia
    • Loss of libido
    • Ejaculation disorders
    • Postural Hypotension
  5. Saw Palmetto drug interactions
    • Anticoagulants
    • O/C
    • Estrogen Replacement Therapy
  6. Cinnamon uses
    • Diabetes
    • GI disturbances
    • Anti-infective
    • Hypertension
    • Counterirritant
    • Flavoring agent
  7. Cinnamon is ineffective for
    Type I and II DM
  8. Cinnamon AE
    • generally will tolerated
    • coumarin (hepatotoxicity, prolonged PTT)
    • topical (skin reactions, stomatitis)
  9. Cinnamon drug interactions
    • hypoglycemics
    • hepatotoxic agents
    • anti-coagulants/thromotics/platelets
    • diabetes
    • liver disease
    • surgery
  10. Aloe uses
    • Oral:
    • constipation, inflm bowel disease, hyperlipidemia, glucose control, ulcers

    • Topical:
    • psoriasis, burns, frostbite, sunburn, wound healing, hemorrhoids, cold sores
  11. Aloe AE
    • well tolerated
    • Latex:
    • abd pain, diarrhea, k+ depletion, pseudomelanosis coli, hemorrhagic gastritis, acute renal failure with prolonged us

    • Gel:
    • occasional burning, itching, contact dermatitis
  12. Aloe Drug Interactions
    • Cardiac Glycosides (Digoxin)
    • Hypoglycemics
    • Diuretics
    • Laxative
    • Warfarin
    • Orally administered medications
    • Warfarin
  13. Goldenseal AE
    elevated bilirubin
  14. Goldenseal interactions
    • berberine
    • 3A4 substrates
    • 2D6 inhibitor
    • Digoxin
    • hyperbilirubinemia
    • p-glycoprotein interaction
  15. Willow Bark use
    back pain
  16. Willow Bark is ineffective against
    • weight loss
    • osteoarthritis
    • rheumatoid arthritis
  17. Willow Bark AE
    • GI upset
    • itching/rash
    • anaphalaxis (aspirin allergy)
    • impaired renal function
  18. Willowbark drug interactions
    • Anticoagulants/antiplatelet
    • analgesics
  19. Valerian uses
    • dyssomnia
    • anxiety associated restlessness
    • depression
    • mild tremors
    • epilepsy
    • ADHD
    • chronic fatigue syndrome
    • muscle/joint pain
    • menstrual cramps
    • hot flashes
  20. Valerian is ineffective against
    • anxiety
    • dyssomnia
  21. Valerian interactions
    • sedative herbals
    • alcohol
    • benzodiaz
    • CNS depressants cyp3A4
    • Surgery¬†(discontinue 2 weeks prior)
  22. Kava uses
    • mild anxiety
    • sleep disturbances
    • benzodiazepine withdrawal
    • menopausal anxiety
  23. Kava ineffective against:
    insomnia, social anxiety
  24. Kava adverse effects
    • liver toxicity
    • mouth ulceration
    • impaired mental status
    • ataxia
    • leukopenia
    • thrombocytopenia
    • hearing impairment
  25. Kava drug-interactions
    • anticonvulsants
    • benzodiazepines
    • CNS depressants
    • Opiods
    • Sedative herbals
    • Anticoagulants
    • Hepatotoxic agents
  26. Kava disease interactions
    • depression
    • parkinsons
    • surgery
    • hepatitis
  27. Red Yeast uses
    hyperlipidemia
  28. Red Yeast AE
    • abd discomfort
    • heartburn
    • dizziness
    • elevated liver enzymes
    • hepatotoxicity
    • myopathy
    • myalgias
    • anaphylaxis
    • nephrotoxicity
  29. Red yeast drug interactions
    • CYP 3A4 inhibitors
    • fibrates
    • niacin
    • statins
    • hepatotoxic agents
    • Coenzyme Q10
  30. Red Yeast disease interactions
    Liver disfunction

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