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Flashcards in alternative therapies Deck (18):
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helps BPH urine flow w/ no prostate shrinkage

beta sitosterol

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inhibits CYP 3A4 contraindicated w/ SSRI

bitter orange

3

antioxidant, lowers HTN/HDL

co-enzyme Q (vit K

4

Induces CYP3A4, but inhibits it in the intestine; blocks immunosuppresant drugs

echinacea

5

CV toxic, aid in weight loss

ephedra

6

anti-platelet, blocks CYPs

Garlic

7

anti platelet, blocks CYPs helps mental decline

ginkgo bilioba

8

blocks CYPs and immunosuppressant drugs, improves immune system and aids in lowering LDL/sugars

ginseng

9

hepatotoxic sleep aid; can help anxiety

kava-kava

10

pesudo-aldosteronism, aid PUD

licorice

11

helps with jet lag; lower fertility/milk

melatonin

12

lower HDL/dementia; raise LDL

omega-3 FA

13

helps mental decline and vit B12 deficiency

S-adenosyl-L-methionine

14

helps cancer recovery, and immunity

selenium

15

CYP1A2, 3A4, & 2C9 inducer and helps w/ depression

st johns wort

16

helps w/ anxiety

valerian root

17

works like salicylate

willowbark

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what neutriceuticals can have prescription drug interactions because of actions on CYPs (5)

bitter orange, echinacea, ginkgo biloba, ginseng, st johns wort