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Used for conditions related to the heart and blood system (HTN, CAD, atherosclerosis) & CA prevention.
Can potentially impact clotting times.
Decreases effectiveness of INH & HIV meds.
Improves blood circulation in neurological system.
Can diminish pain associated with Raynaud's and PVD, improve vision, & reduce vertigo & dizziness.
Gingko is not recommeded for who?
pts with DM or seizures
Drug interactions with Gingko.
anti-anxiety & anti-depressants
diabetit & seizure meds
anticoagulants, antiplatelets, NSAIDS
Rare AE of gingko.
Ginseng is likely effective for what?
reducing BGL for DM pts
preventing respiratory tract infections in adults
______ may mimic estrogen.
Ginseng will interact with what drugs?
coumadin (increases risk of clotting)
______ may reduce menopausal symptoms.
______ may lower BGL, lower cholesterol, improve kidney fxn.
Flaxseed decreases effectiveness of which meds?
What is awarded to dietary supplements that pass verification processes.
The USP verified dietary supplement mark