Complementary and Alternative Health Care

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Herbal products affecting drug metabolism or risk of bleeding


garlic: bleeding: stop 7 days prior

ginko: bleeding; stop 36 hours prior

ginseng: bleeding: lowers blood sugar levels

ecinaeca: impairts immunosuppressive drugs: stop prior to transplantation

St John's wort: alters drugs dependent on CYP450 system


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