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Doctor insights on: Siberian Ginseng Root Medication

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Can ginseng root cause false drug screen?

Can ginseng root cause false drug screen?

No: There are no reports that I have been able to locate of any false positives on any of the commonly used screening tests with ginseng. ...Read more

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What are some medications that are used for energy (such as ginseng)?

What are some medications that are used for energy (such as ginseng)?

Energy: Please start w/a visit to your doctor to rule out any metabolic disorders. Then reflect on your lifestyle and stress level. How is your diet? Junk food? Sugar? Do you exercise? Brisk walking is fine. Beware of energy drinks and false energy via coffee loading. You will crash later. Please take a holistic approach. Theanine in tea can keep you relaxed yet focused. Peace and health. ...Read more

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Is it OK for me to take red Korean ginseng with the high blood pressure medication that I am taking?

Is it OK for me to take red Korean ginseng with the high blood pressure medication that I am taking?

No problema: There's no reported interaction between Korean Ginseng and your other meds (coreg, clonidine, and hydralazine). ...Read more

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Is there medication can be given to increase blood flow to extremities while viagra (sildenafil) 100mg fails other than nsaids? Is ginseng good for hypertension

Is there medication can be given to increase blood flow to extremities while viagra (sildenafil) 100mg fails other than nsaids? Is ginseng good for hypertension

Yes;No; BacktoBasics: Blood flow determined by arterioles ; cardiac output under split second brain control. Circulation problems most commonly due to atherosclerosis in walls of arteries, sudden plaque ruptures ; clots. Atherosclerosis typically begins age 7 ; is driven by high LDL particles (not cholesterol which is made by every cell) with low large-hdl, above low nl blood glucose ; above low nl blood pressure. ...Read more

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What medications can help alleviate the pain of a root canal?

What medications can help alleviate the pain of a root canal?

Pain following rct: Tylenol (acetaminophen) (acetominophen) and nsaids (such as advil, ibuprophen, Motrin etc) work well in calming pain following root canal as well as other dental treatment. If the pain continues for more then 2 days without improvement, contact your dentist to have him/her look at the tooth. ...Read more

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Is it okay to take a pain medication before getting a root canal?

Is it okay to take a pain medication before getting a root canal?

Yes: I usually recommend that 600 mg if Ibuprofen be taken approx 2 hours prior to the root canal. Taking this has been shown to help with some of the pain due to inflammation after the procedure. Most patient do not take anything and do just fine anyway. ...Read more

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Severe pain after root canal. How long can it last if I'm on medication?

Severe pain after root canal. How long can it last if I'm on medication?

2 days: The root canal pain should be gone within the first 2 days, if not immediately. Consider consulting an endodontist for an evaluation if your root canal continues to be painful after 2 days. ...Read more

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Hi, I am trying for baby more than a year. I found fertile aid medicine. It hv got red clover, Siberian ginseng root extract, chaste tree berry, ginkgo?

Hi, I am trying for baby more than a year. I found fertile aid medicine. It hv got red clover, Siberian ginseng root extract, chaste tree berry, ginkgo?

May need: To see a fertility specialist. To make sure everything is functioning well. Also will provide educational information for you and your partner ...Read more

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Is maca root a safe supplement to take? Does it interact with any medications?

Is maca root a safe supplement to take? Does it interact with any medications?

No good data: Maca root has not been studied in any reliable trial in humans. There are a fewstudies in animals only. There are no reported interactions but, as stated, there has been no effort to determine its actions & effects in humans. Basically, save your money on this one. If you want to eat it as a food source, go ahead. Avoid high doses of any herb that has no reliable data about its effects in humans ...Read more

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Dentist removed crown and put medication on root. No infection in root. But another dentist who saw me suggested it better to leave to leave root open?

Dentist removed crown and put medication on root. No infection in root. But another dentist who saw me suggested it better to leave to leave root open?

If no infection...: ... leave it closed with the medication and temporary filling. If infected and painful and pus coming out of the tooth, leave it open until antibiotics have controlled the infection. ...Read more

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What kind of pain relief medications can you take during pregnancy for a root canal?

What kind of pain relief medications can you take during pregnancy for a root canal?

Ask OB: Your OB will tell you which medication are safe, but I have given lortab under the ok of the ob. ...Read more

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Is male enhancement with pure mecca root, L-argaine by California products safe to use while high blood pressure medication?

Is male enhancement with pure mecca root, L-argaine by California products safe to use while high blood pressure medication?

Enhancement: Male enhancement products generally enhance their salesman's purse far more than the purchasers package. You are well advised to save your money and not take these products ...Read more

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If I am now 28 weeks pregnant and just had a root canal. What pain medications are safe to take?

If I am now 28 weeks pregnant and just had a root canal. What pain medications are safe to take?

Tylenol (acetaminophen): Tylenol (acetaminophen) is all you should take. You may also ask your ob-gyn if he receommends any other meds. You should not need to take much pain meds after a root canal treatment. It should subside within a day or two. If not, then ask your dentist to refer you to an endodontist, who is a root canal specialist. ...Read more

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Will a dentist always prescribe some type of antibiotic/pain medication after a root canal was performed?

Not always: Unless there is a need for antibiotics, they are not routinely prescribed. Pain management can usually be accomplished with over the counter medications. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take to the following supplements together daily: red ginseng root, Guarana, caffeine, b-complex?

Is it safe to take to the following supplements together daily: red ginseng root, Guarana, caffeine, b-complex?

Probably: But WHY are you mixing all these so called "supplements"? They may be OK with each other (in moderation) but are certainly NOT a good idea with certain Prescription medications and you NEVER know when you might need a Doctor's Prescription!!!
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Hope this helps!
Dr Z ...Read more

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I am taking klonopin (clonazepam) twice daily for anxiety. Will eating maca root powder as a supplement conflict with my medication?

I am taking klonopin (clonazepam) twice daily for anxiety. Will eating maca root powder as a supplement conflict with my medication?

Nobody really knows: There are thousands of supplements advertised to do all sorts of magical remedies. Very few supplements have real research studies to show benefits (but manufacturers make claims, based on theories, animal tests, testimonials, chemical similarities, etc... but not oon real research because real research is hard to do and is expensive to do). Also, how does one know what really is in a supplement? ...Read more

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Safe to take following supplements together daily: red ginseng root, Guarana, caffeine, b-complex? Taken for energy as alternative to energy drinks?

Safe to take following supplements together daily: red ginseng root, Guarana, caffeine, b-complex? Taken for energy as alternative to energy drinks?

Probably, but: A better question is why do you need to boost your energy? Are you not sleeping well? Is there something going on in your body? Are you depressed?

It might be worth seeing a primary care provider to make sure you're healthy, and if so, focus on a healthy diet and physical activity instead of supplements! ...Read more

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Are herbal remedies safe and effective? I wanted to try passion flower or valerian root for anxiety. I have never tried herbal remedies but thought they might be worth a try. I don't want to go on expensive, strong medication for anxiety.

Hello,: Hello, dr. San pedro ferraz already commented on valerian root. So I will address your question regarding passion flower. Passion flower is also known at passiflora incarnata. Passion flower extract is used as flavoring in foods and drinks. It was previously classified as an over-the-counter medication but was taken off the market in this country because of a lack of studies to demonstrate safety and benefits. Chemicals in the passion flower plant can help with insomnia and are calming. It can be used in tea or an extract. Side effects are not common but include thinking sluggishly, feeling tired, fast heart beat, nausea and vomiting. It should not be used in pregnancy or if breast feeding. If sedated, do not drive or use dangerous machinery. ...Read more

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I'm on Diamox (acetazolamide) 250mg tid, for Chiari malformation. I'm wondering if dandelion root tea will effect my medication?

I'm on Diamox (acetazolamide) 250mg tid, for Chiari malformation. I'm wondering if dandelion root tea will effect my medication?

Chiari malformation: Yes. Dandelion root is a diuretic and so is Diamox (acetazolamide) (actazolamide). Also, dandelion root may slow the breakdown of Diamox (acetazolamide) and lead to undesirable side-effects. Discuss the dandelion root with your neurosurgeon/neurologist. ...Read more

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Does ginger root increase protein synthesis? Does ginseng increase growth hormone or testosterone?

Does ginger root increase protein synthesis? Does ginseng increase growth hormone or testosterone?

No: Neither one does either. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or internet scams. ...Read more

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Is it possible that an antibiotic medication used for a root canal can interfere with birth control pills?

Absolutely: Many antibiotics will decrease the efficacy of the birth control pills. Alternate means of contraception should be used to avoid pregnancy. Discuss with your prescribing dentist. ...Read more

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I am a 53 year old female and have excessive burping. Tried every OTC medication and also ginger root to no avail. I have been to my dr. And he says that I could have soft tissue disease due to having rheumatoid arthritis. When I burp my chest hurts. I do

I am a 53 year old female and have excessive burping. Tried every OTC medication and also ginger root to no avail. I have been to my dr. And he says that I could have soft tissue disease due to having rheumatoid arthritis. When I burp my chest hurts. I do

Hello.: Hello. I am not answering with a differential diagnosis. Burping can be quite painful and bothersome. Medical acupuncture can be very effective for burping. If there is an underlying medical condition, it won't fix that but it might provide some relief between now and when you see the doctor. Take care. ...Read more

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Taking supplements for adrenal functions but need blood test. How long does siberian ginsing, licorice root and bovine stay in system?

Taking supplements for adrenal functions but need blood test. How long does siberian ginsing, licorice root and bovine stay in system?

Adrenal Fatigue: First off, in addition to dr. James wilson's af site, this guy has a good article on af, causes, treatment etc.
http://tinyurl. Com/b8x5rvr

as to how long things are in the system...We look at what doc's call "half-life". This is the time it takes to get 1/2 of it gone. They say it takes 5 half lives to totally clear it.

The half lives are-
sg. 8-7.4 hrs
lr 5 hours
(what do you mean bovine?). ...Read more

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Got pain in my jaw after oral surgery for root canal. What drugs?

Got pain in my jaw after oral surgery for root canal. What drugs?

Call: Call your oral surgeon and ask for medication recommendation. You may need pain meds and/or anti-inflammatories and/or antibiotics. Depends on what's causing the pain. ...Read more