Musk

By Medically reviewed by hellodoktor

Uses

What is musk used for?

Musk is a chemical from the musk gland of the male musk deer, used for these medical conditions, such as stroke, coma, nerve problems, seizures (convulsions), heart pains, and sores.

Musk may be prescribed for other uses; ask your doctor or pharmacist, herbalist for more information.

How does it work?

There are not enough studies about how this herbal supplement works. Please discuss with your herbalist or doctor for more information.

Precautions & warnings

What should I know before using musk?

Consult with your doctor or pharmacist or herbalist, if:

  • You are pregnant or breastfeeding. This is because, while you are expecting or feeding a baby, you should only take medicines on the recommendation of a doctor.
  • You are taking any other medicines. This includes any medicines you are taking which are available to buy without a prescription.
  • You have allergy with any substances of musk or other medications or other herbals.
  • You have any other illnesses, disorders, or medical conditions.
  • You have any other types of allergies, such as to foods, dyes, preservatives, or animals.

The regulations for an herbal supplement are less strict than the regulations for a drug. More studies are needed to determine its safety. The benefits of taking this herbal supplement must outweigh the risks before use. Consult with your herbalist or doctor for more information.

How safe is musk?

Pregnancy and breastfeeding:

There isn’t enough information about the safety of using this herbal during pregnancy and breastfeeding. Please always consult with your doctor to weigh the potential benefits and risks before taking this medication.

Surgery:

Stop taking musk at least 2 weeks before a scheduled surgery.

Side effects

What kind of side effects may I have from musk?

Musk causes skin allergies.

Not everyone experiences these side effects. There may be some side effects not listed above. If you have any concerns about side effects, please consult your herbalist or doctor.

Interactions

What interactions may I have with musk?

This herbal supplement may interact with your current medications or medical conditions. Consult with your herbal healer or doctor before using.

Dosage

The information provided is not a substitute for medical advice. ALWAYS consult your herbalist or doctor before using this medication.

What is the usual dose for musk?

Musk can be used both internally and externally

The recommended dosage of musk is 0.06 grams and 0.1 grams.

The dose for this herbal supplement may be different for every patient. The dose that you take depends on your age, health, and several other conditions. Herbal supplements are not always safe. Please discuss with your herbalist or doctor for your appropriate dosage.

What form does musk come in?

This herbal supplement may be available in the following dosage forms:

  • Musk Liquid
  • Musk Powder

Hello Health Group does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.

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