NAME

Question types


Start with


Question limit

of 35 available terms

Advertisement Upgrade to remove ads
Print test

5 Written questions

4 Matching questions

  1. St John's Wort (Hypericum perforatum)
  2. Black Cohosh
  3. Kava (Piper methysticum) Side Effects
  4. Popular Herbal Remedies
  1. a St. John's Wort
    Garlic
    Ginkgo
    Ginger
    Ginseng
    Glucosamine
    Echinacea
    Kava
    Valerian
    Black Cohosh
  2. b Uses: depression
    One of the most frequently used herbal supplements
  3. c Several cases of hepatitis and liver failure
    Watch for symptoms - abdominal pain, jaundice, dark urine
    Headaches, stomach discomfort
  4. d Sedation, euphoric, kava dermopathy (dry, flaking discolored skin), HEPATOTOXICITY

    ethanol, Parkinson's disease, CNS depressants
    Discontinue 24 hours prior to general anesthesia

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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
  2. Will produce exaggerated effects:

    Antidepressants (SSRI's, TCA's or MAOI's)
    Some opioids (tramadol, meperidine, dextromethorphan)
    Amphetamine, cocaine
    MDMA (ecstacy), LSD, psilocybin
    Triptans (migraine)
    Lithium
    Buspirone
  3. osteoarthritis, often in combo with chrondroitin
  4. Dementia, intermittent claudication, peripheral arterial insufficiency, sexual dysfunction
  5. GI upset, headache

5 True/False questions

  1. Ginger (Zingiber officinale)Nausea and vomiting due to pregnancy, motion sickness, post-operative or chemotherapy

          

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

          

  3. Ginger (Zingiber officinale) Side EffectsNausea and vomiting due to pregnancy, motion sickness, post-operative or chemotherapy

          

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

          

  5. Clove Oil Side EffectsSmall ulcers when applied to gums; in large doses or if injected can cause liver failure, CNS and respiratory depression (lethal dose = 3.8 g/kg)