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1

What is guarana used for?

Energy
weight loss
headaches

2

What is willow bark used for?

Headache

3

What is a severe contraindication with glucosamine?

Coumadin

4

Black cohosh and CYP2D6 question

Increase of paroxetine in blood

5

What is the most common indication for Feverfew?

Migraine headaches

6

Valerian root is a GRSA, which means it is "generally recognized as safe". What are the side effects of taking Valerian?

GI upset
Excitability
Insomnia
Dizziness

7

What family of drug is red yeast related to?

HMG CoA reducatase inhib (statin)

8

Saw palmetto can be used to lower inflammation in which of the following?

Enlarged prostate

9

What is coq 10 effective in treating?

CoQ10 deficiency

10

Which of the following is a possible adverse effect when using melatonin?

All the above

11

How do cinnamon and chromium help to treat type 2 diabetes?

Decrease fasting blood glucose levels by inc insulin sensitivity

12

Which natural med is both common ingredient in food flavoring and marketed as a weight loss supplement?

Raspberry ketones

13

What is one of the active ingredients for milk thistle?

Silymarin

14

Most important Omega-3 fatty acids contained in fish oil?

EPA
DHA

15

What of the following regarding chamomile is false?

Proven to treat insomnia

16

What is a reason a patient may use garlic?

All the above

17

Hawthrone is possible effective in treating which of the following?

CHF
Angina

18

What pt should avoid taking SAMe?

35 yo whos taking antidepressant

19

Which pt would NOT be indicated to take echinacea?

Immunocompromised like HIV

20

In dementia treatment, ginkgo biloba can inhibit cell death and toxicity caused by a protein, whats the protein?

Beta-amyloid protein

21

Which neurotransmitters does st johns wort inhibit reuptake of?

Norepinephrine
Serotonin
Dopamine

22

How long does zinc reduce duration of cold?

1.6 days

23

Which of the following food items interacts with evening primrose?

none of the above

24

Which of the following is TRUE regarding tea tree oil?

Dandruff, acne, athletes foot
can be toxic if used orally
No known drug interactions