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Black cohosh medication

A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Medication use : in general hormone replacement therapy will not interact with thyroid medication. Black cohosh likely would not either. If you are on hormone therapy ... Read More

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 42 years experience
It depends: Menopausal women with hot flashes are the ones who most frequently use black cohosh. However, those with breast cancer, other hormone-sensitive cance... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francine Yep
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Yes: As long as you don't have breast cancer, history of blood clots or liver disease. Black cohosh can help with the transition of challenging menopause. ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Davant
Family Medicine 49 years experience
Good question: The question is if black cohosh really works at all. Some studies suggest it may help menopausal symptoms--others have found little benefit. It's pret... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roberta Beals
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Yes: Sometimes you will need to take it twice a day. If it is not helping then your symptoms could be from something else.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 40 years experience
consistent activity: Like all herbs, black cohosh root contains a large variety of chemicals. The best-studied standardized form, remifemin, has an extract equivalent to 2... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. G. Wen
Dr. G. Wenanswered
Pharmacology 26 years experience
Non standard: A daily dose of 40 to 80 mg standardized pills. For nonstandardized pills, i need to know the brand in order to provide more info.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suzanne Gilberg-Lenz
Obstetrics and Gynecology 25 years experience
Yes!: Studies indicate that the active ingredient in remifemin - black cohosh- can reduce hot flashes by up to 50%. Remifemin is actually one of the best st... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Patterson
Family Medicine 43 years experience
Good and bad: Can have estrogenic effects... Some good and some not so good. Great review summary- http://tinyurl.Com/c9defwu.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 42 years experience
Yes, depending . . .: . . . On what other medicines you're taking and medical conditions you have. Please consult your physician first. But in research tests black cohosh... Read More

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