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5 Matching questions

  1. Evening Primrose Oil (Oenothera biennis) Side Effects
  2. Echinacea (purpura, angustifolia) Side Effects
  3. Licorice root extract Side Effects
  4. Herds Important to Dental Surgery: Sedatives
  5. Ginseng (American or Asian (Panax) ginseng) Side Effects
  1. a GI upset, headache
  2. b Discontinue before anesthesia:
    Clove oil
    Ginger
    Chamomile
    Kava
    Passion Flower
    Valerian Root
  3. c 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. d Headache, muscle weakness, water retention, electrolyte imbalance, arrhythmias, heart failure

    Limit use to no more than 6 weeks.
  5. e 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

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Nausea and vomiting due to pregnancy, motion sickness, post-operative or chemotherapy
  2. osteoarthritis, often in combo with chrondroitin
  3. Feverfew
    Garlic
    Ginger
    Ginkgo
    Ginseng
    Horse Chestnut
    Licorice
  4. CNS depression and arrhythmia at toxic doses
    Anti-platelet effects may increase bleeding (might want to stop taking it 2 weeks prior to dental procedure)
    -Generally safe
  5. topically: photosensitivity; oral: can cause mania in patients with bipolar disorder, exacerbate psychosis in schizophrenia, serotonin syndrome in combination with SSRIs; oral: may have MAO-I activity, so avoid tyramine-containing foods (processed meat, red wine, aged cheese, avocados, soy)

5 True/False questions

  1. Dental Related Herbal RemidiesSt. John's Wort
    Garlic
    Ginkgo
    Ginger
    Ginseng
    Glucosamine
    Echinacea
    Kava
    Valerian
    Black Cohosh

          

  2. Kava (Piper methysticum)anxiety, improve sleep
    (Don't mix with things that will cause CNS depression)

          

  3. Echinacea (purpura, angustifolia)Treatment of early colds, or topically for psoriasis, eczema and burns

          

  4. St John's Wort (Hypericum perforatum)Uses: depression
    One of the most frequently used herbal supplements

          

  5. Ginkgo (Ginkgo biloba)May increase risk of bleeding - use caution with anticoagulants or NSAIDS, discontinue 2 weeks before surgery, risk of serotonin syndrome