Pharm CAM

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Pharm CAM
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2014-04-26 20:48:10
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  1. Used for conditions related to the heart and blood system (HTN, CAD, atherosclerosis) & CA prevention.
    garlic
  2. Can potentially impact clotting times.
    • garlic
    • saw palmetto
  3. Decreases effectiveness of INH & HIV meds.
    garlic
  4. Improves blood circulation in neurological system.
    Gingko
  5. Can diminish pain associated with Raynaud's and PVD, improve vision, & reduce vertigo & dizziness.
    Gingko
  6. Gingko is not recommeded for who?
    pts with DM or seizures
  7. Drug interactions with Gingko.
    • anti-anxiety & anti-depressants
    • diabetit & seizure meds
    • anticoagulants, antiplatelets, NSAIDS
  8. Rare AE of gingko.
    SJS
  9. Ginseng is likely effective for what?
    • reducing BGL for DM pts
    • preventing respiratory tract infections in adults
  10. ______ may mimic estrogen.
    • ginsengĀ 
    • flaxseed
  11. Ginseng will interact with what drugs?
    • coumadin (increases risk of clotting)
    • MAOIs
    • diabetic meds
  12. ______ may reduce menopausal symptoms.
    flaxseed
  13. ______ may lower BGL, lower cholesterol, improve kidney fxn.
    flaxseed
  14. Flaxseed decreases effectiveness of which meds?
    • Tylenol
    • metoprolol
    • Lasix
  15. What is awarded to dietary supplements that pass verification processes.
    The USP verified dietary supplement mark

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