Flashcards in BM -1 contraindications Deck (24):
Eleutherococcus santicosus drug interactions
Eleuthero potentiats effects of antibiotics monomycin and kananmycin
Why is there a caution of using eleutherococcus santicosus in diabetics
Eleuthero may have a hypoglycemic action in diabetics using insulin
eleutherococcus santicosus contra exact contractindicatiosn
Commission E recommends avoiding use in patients with hypertension, not a lot of evidenc for this though.
What adverse effects may eleutherococcus s. have on sleep and digestion?
can cause mild cases of transient diarrhea or sleep disturbances.
ocimum sanctum precautions
May have a anti fertility effect, don't take at theraputic dose if pregnant, may have hypoglycemic effect especially in those on insulin or oral antidiabetics., mild blood thinning properties,
Ocimum sanctum contraindicaitons
There really aren?t any, it has been safetly used for a long time.
medicago sativa contraindications
very sever debility - collapse of systems/failures, strong chemo. Pregnancy - uterine contraction, if on warfarin it could reduce effect from High K.
Toxicity of medicago sativa
Mostly for patients with system lupus erythematosus bcause of L canavanin in sprouts
cautions of trifolium pratense
caution with blood thinners because of cumeral, caution with oral contraceptives and estrogen positive cancers because of its estrogen like chemicals
Why would medicago sativa be contraindicated in hepatic failure
It increased metabolic rate in liver which is bad if its severly damaged
Why is medicago sativa cantraindicatied with people on warfarin
Because warfarin works on the estrinsic clotting path by blocking vitamin K regeneration; Medicago sativa is really high in Vitamin K so it can override the effects of warfarin and allow clotting
why would medicago sativa be contraindicated in pregnancy
Mediago sativa has stachydrine content that can cause uterine contractions in high dosages
What is a contraindication of a tonic herb in general, these include medicago sativa, and trifolium pratense
contraindicated in very sever debility , esp if associated with immune or digestive collapse, renal or hepatic failure and in progressive cancer or strong chemo egimens.
What is the caution for trifolium pratense: red clover
Blood thinners and platlet thinners, and with oral contracetives and estrogen positive cancers
What is a caution about long term use of nettles?
IT may cause mucus membrane drying
Do nettles have a drug interaction?
cautions for mahonia aquafolium
can cause diarrhea because it stimulates bile flow, can cause uterine contractions so not for the pregnant and better for sub acute and chronic rather than active infections
General contraindications for bitters
Pregnancy, kidney stones, any high acid issue, diarrhea and galbladder disease because it will stimulate gallbladder function
Contraindications for gentia
gentian lutea shouldn't be used in acute GI inflammation and should be avoided in pregnancy
What can large doses of gentiana lutia cause
nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, headache and pulse fullness.
what is the lethal dose for thujone a constituent of artemsia absinthium
134 mg/kg A 175 lb man would have to drink 50 bottles of absinth to get a leathal dose
what is the upper limit of thujone
10ppm, most absinth contain 2-4ppm
what is the contraindications for achillea milefolium because of B-thujone
nausea, vomiting, cramping seizures, kidney failure. Careful with essential oil