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5 Matching questions

  1. Herds Important to Dental Surgery: Sedatives
  2. Herds Important to Dental Surgery: Anticoagulants
  3. Licorice root extract Side Effects
  4. Ginseng (American or Asian (Panax) ginseng) Side Effects
  5. Black Cohosh
  1. a menopause symptoms, rheumatoid arthritis, induce labor
  2. b potential effects on coagulation, do not use in patients taking anti-coagulants, MAO-Is, antipsychotics and hypoglycemics. Not recommended in pregnancy. Risk of serotonin syndrome.

    Discontinue 7 days before general anesthesia
  3. c Headache, muscle weakness, water retention, electrolyte imbalance, arrhythmias, heart failure

    Limit use to no more than 6 weeks.
  4. d Feverfew
    Garlic
    Ginger
    Ginkgo
    Ginseng
    Horse Chestnut
    Licorice
  5. e Discontinue before anesthesia:
    Clove oil
    Ginger
    Chamomile
    Kava
    Passion Flower
    Valerian Root

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Uses: depression
    One of the most frequently used herbal supplements
  2. May reduce growth of canker sores
  3. Sedation, euphoric, kava dermopathy (dry, flaking discolored skin), HEPATOTOXICITY

    ethanol, Parkinson's disease, CNS depressants
    Discontinue 24 hours prior to general anesthesia
  4. Gel is used topically in treatment of burns and wounds.

    There have been some work done using these as a mouth rinse. Be careful not to swallow, however, because it has a strong laxative effect
  5. Increasing stamina, regulating glucose, aphrodisiac

5 True/False questions

  1. Ginkgo (Ginkgo biloba) Side EffectsDementia, intermittent claudication, peripheral arterial insufficiency, sexual dysfunction

          

  2. Valerian root (Valeriana officinalis)sleep, reduces nervousness, stress, anxiety

          

  3. Echinacea (purpura, angustifolia)Hypersensitivity especially in people with severe allergies or allergic to daisies, including ragweed. Do not use in patients taking immunosuppressants or with auto-immune dx, HIV, TB

          

  4. Evening Primrose Oil (Oenothera biennis)GI upset, headache

          

  5. Why take herbal medicine?St. John's Wort
    Garlic
    Ginkgo
    Ginger
    Ginseng
    Glucosamine
    Echinacea
    Kava
    Valerian
    Black Cohosh

          

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