Ginseng

  • SCIENTIFIC NAME: Panax ginseng
  • INDICATIONS: General tonic, improving stamina, cognitive function, concentration, diuretic, antidepressant, gastritis, neurasthenia, impotence, fever, hangover, cancer, cardiovascular diseases
  • SYNONYM: Araliaceae; oriental ginseng
  • CLASS: Immunomodulator
  • HALF-LIFE: N/A
CLINICALLY IMPORTANT, POTENTIALLY HAZARDOUS INTERACTIONS WITH:

Alcohol, Arsenic, Aspirin, Caffeine, Clevidipine, Phenelzine, Squill, Tamoxifen

PREGNANCY CATEGORY: N/A

Ginseng has been used for medicinal purposes for more than 2000 years. Approximately 6,000,000 Americans use it regularly.

Our database has 27 adverse reactions for this drug across the following areas

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SKIN
CARDIOVASCULAR
CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM
GASTROINTESTINAL/HEPATIC
RESPIRATORY
ENDOCRINE/METABOLIC
GENITOURINARY
OTHER


Page last updated 12/15/2016

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Incidence info

  • <1%
  • 1-5%
  • 5-10%
  • 10-15%
  • 15-20%
  • 20-30%
  • >30%

Seriousness info

  • Hospitalization possible
  • Life threatening
  • Fatal

Warnings in other populations info

  • Breast feeding
  • Geriatric
  • Pediatric