Fo-ti (Herbs/Suppl)Brand and Other Names:he shou wu, polygonum multiflorum

 
 
 

Suggested Dosing

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raw herb: 9-15 g

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Suggested Uses

Adaptogen, constipation, anti-aging

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Interactions

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    Contraindicated

      Serious - Use Alternative

        Significant - Monitor Closely

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            Adverse Effects

            Diarrhea

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            Warnings

            Cautions

            May cause diarrhea

            Large doses can cause paresthesia

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            Pregnancy & Lactation

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            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

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            Mechanism of Action

            Unknown

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