Flashcards in Herbs Chapter COPY COPY Deck (69):
prevent UTIs, will not treat UTIs already established
Ma Huang affects on body
can cause nausea vomitting and menstral changes
which drug if used long term surpresses the immune system ***
*Oral ingestion* can increase the risk of bleeding and bruising when taken with anticoagulants
Which herb is used by people for Rhadomyolysis leading to myglobinurea
Which herb Lowers seizure threshold making someone more likely to seize?
Which herb is used by people for Heart Failure
ma huang causes
MI and death
Do not use with autoimmune diseases (rheumatoid arthritis and lupus)
Which herb will not help if patient is taking antibiotics but ends up reducing the effect of the antibiotics?
Which herbs are thought to be always dangerous
Which herb is used for Weight loss, anti-cancer (antioxidant), improve mental clarity. Anticoagulation properties.
which herbs have caffeine in them?
St Johns wort is used for ____
used for depression
Will reduce the effectiveness of azathioprine, cyclosporine, methotrexate, CellCept
Which herb is Sedative, sleep-aide, anxiety, lack of concentration.
Which herb stimulates immune system
(think: which is why its good for virus')
Which drug accelerates metabolism of other drugs? (such as antidepressants)
St Johns Wort
Which herb used by people to treat symptoms of menopause?
Excessive amounts of zinc will...
lower HDL cholesterol and damage immune system
Coenzyme Q-10 precautions
do not use with warfarin
Which herb treats viral infections and skin problems?
What are some glucosamine precautions?
watch for shellfish allergy
which drug increase bruising and bleeding if taken with NSAIDS and/or anticoagulants.
which herb weight loss, decreases blood glucose
this herb has an increased risk of bleeding when on anticoagulants
(zinc is regularly, valerian is only on anticoagulants)
used for anxiety, can cause liver damage
which herb increases liver function tests
What are some precautions when taking probiotics?
activity of probiotics may be altered by antibiotics and antifungals
ADHD, impotence, Diabetes, anemia, fever, increase stamina, protect against respiratory illness.
Which herb is used for Mild to moderate depression, anxiety, asthma, gout, arthritis.
st. johns wort
which drugs have estrogen like effects
topical relief of pain and itching.
Stimulant, weight loss, decongestant.
Improve age-related memory impairment, increase blood flow. Anticoagulation properties.
Which herb is used by people muscle injury caused by statins?
Which herb is used by people to treat Benign prostheric hypertrophy (BPH) ?
precautions of apple cider vinegar
hypokalemia when used with Lasix, Digitalis, Insulin
Which herbals increase risk of bleeding and should not be taken peri-operatively or with anticoagulants?
(Also Vitamin E)
Which herb suppresses migraines, also used in RA and other inflammatory conditions.
Which herb reduces serum levels of enalapril (anti-hypertensive) asprin and many other drugs.
Treat Diarrhea, bronchitis, leprosy, headaches, heartburn, colic, bruising, Alzheimers’ prevention
can cause veno-occlusive disease thrombophebitis, liver damage
(think half C filled = veno-occulsive)
Which herb is Pregnancy Category X?
Dont combine with other meds/alcohol since CNS depressant
Which herb has anti-androgenic effects (feminizing effects)?
Saw palmetto, ginseng
think: saw palmetto used to relieve pain associated with benign prosthetic hypertrophy)
Can cause hypoglycemia when taken with antihypergylcemic medications, increased stimulant effect with caffeine, alter coags
What can prevent c.diff bacteria and H.pylori?
used for bone ailments, back pain, “female” problems
Which herb is used to treat symptoms of Menopause, Osteoporosis, Breast Cancer. ?
Which herb should not be taken with antihypertensives?
St. Johns Wort precaution
Do not combine with other serotonin-enhancing drugs (Amphetamine, cocaine, SSRIs MAO inhibitors, tricyclic agents).
Treat liver, spleen and gallbladder diseases.
Which herb can intensify actions of other stimulants and pressors?
because will cancel each other out
Symphytum officinale/knitbone aka
Which herb treats Vertigo and GI symptoms. Lower blood glucose. Anticoagulation properties
Which herbs Do not use with (SERMs) (Estrogen manipulators)
soy, black cohosh
what has Antiseptic properties, soothing, arthritis, HTN, OP, Obesity, Help with cancer, infection, senility and nail fungus (topical). (wide range)
apple cider vinegar
which herb should you not combine with alcohol because it is a CNS depressant
Which herb is used for people with osteoarthritis and has anticoagulation properties?
Which herb *increases* risk of bleeding?
(Valerian= when on anticoagulants)
in other countries this drug is approved and used as a liver cleanser