WEEK 2 PHARM HERBAL PP

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Pharmacological-Herbal Management Project

Student Name

NSG6005

Faculty name

Assigned Herbs & Reported Uses

Herbs: Comfrey

Herbs: Evening Primrose

Reported Uses: ADHD, Asthma, Atopic Dermatitis, Biliary Disorders, chronic fatigue syndrome, diabetes mellitus

Reported Uses: anti-inflammatory, bronchitis, bruises, cancer, cough, fractures, myalgia

Reported Doses of the Assigned Herbs

Herbs: Comfrey

100mcg/day pyrrolizidine alkaloids for up to 10 days; total duration up to 4-6wk/year

Herbs: Evening Primrose

2-3 gram PO BID

Cautions of the Assigned Herbs

Herbs: Comfrey

Avoid if breastfeeding, broken/damaged skin, pregnancy; caution if hepatic disease

Herbs: Evening Primrose

Avoid if surgery within 2 weeks; caution if coagulation disorder, schizophrenic, and seizure disorders

Drug Interactions of the Assigned Herbs

Herbs: Comfrey

No significant interactions known or found for this drug. Caution is always advised with multiple medications

Herbs: Evening Primrose

Antiplatelet/anticoagulant effects

Adverse Reactions of the Assigned Herbs

Herbs: Comfrey

Abdominal distension, abdominal pain, anorexia, hallucinations, hepatotoxicity, lethargy, liver cancer

Herbs: Evening Primrose

Abdominal distension, acne, bleeding risk increased, diarrhea, dizziness, dyspepsia, flatulence, headache

Conclusion

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References

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