Danshen (Herbs/Suppl)

Brand and Other Names:ch ih shen, huang ken, more...pin ma ts'ao, red sage, saliva root, salvia miltiorrhiza, Salvia miltiorrhiza Bunge, shu wei ts'ao, tan shen, tzu tan ken
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Suggested Dosing

Oral dosing has not been studied in well conducted human trials. No specific dose can be recommended

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Suggested Uses

Abdominal cramps, acne, angina pectoris, circulation problems, eczema/psoriasis, hepatitis (chronic), insomnia, ischemic stroke, menstrual problems, skin conditions, bruising, & wound healing

Efficacy

Ischemic Stroke: Preliminary research indicates that PO or IV may improve neurological deficits after acute ischemic stroke. More studies are needed

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            Adverse Effects

            Pruritis, reduced appetite, stomach upset

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            Warnings

            Contraindications

            Bleeding disorders

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            Pregnancy & Lactation

            Pregnancy Category: avoid use

            Lactation: avoid use

            Pregnancy Categories

            A:Generally acceptable. Controlled studies in pregnant women show no evidence of fetal risk.

            B:May be acceptable. Either animal studies show no risk but human studies not available or animal studies showed minor risks and human studies done and showed no risk.

            C:Use with caution if benefits outweigh risks. Animal studies show risk and human studies not available or neither animal nor human studies done.

            D:Use in LIFE-THREATENING emergencies when no safer drug available. Positive evidence of human fetal risk.

            X:Do not use in pregnancy. Risks involved outweigh potential benefits. Safer alternatives exist.

            NA:Information not available.

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            Pharmacology

            Metabolism: N/A

            Excretion: N/A

            Mechanism of Action

            Root has antispasmodic and antithrombotic properties; increases coronary flow rate

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