What is Panax pseudoginseng used for?
Panax pseudoginseng is a plant. The root is used to make medicine.
Panax pseudoginseng is used to stop or slow down bleeding. It is sometimes taken by people who have nosebleeds, vomit up or cough up blood, or find blood in their urine or feces.
Panax pseudoginseng is also used to:
- Relieve pain
- Reduce swelling, cholesterol, and blood pressure
- Treat chest pain (angina), strokes, dizziness, and sore throat
Some people apply Panax pseudoginseng directly to the skin to stop bleeding.
In combination with seven other herbs (PC-SPES), Panax pseudoginseng is used to treat prostate cancer.
How does it work?
There are not enough studies about how Panax pseudoginseng works. Please discuss with your herbalist or doctor for more information. However, it is known that Panax pseudoginseng might relax blood vessels, which would improve blood flow and reduce blood pressure.
Precautions & warnings
What should I know before using Panax pseudoginseng?
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 Panax pseudoginseng or other medications or other herbs.
- 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 herb are less strict than the regulations for a drug. More studies are needed to determine its safety. The benefits of taking this herb must outweigh the risks before use. Consult with your herbalist or doctor for more information.
How safe is Panax pseudoginseng?
There isn’t enough information to know whether Panax pseudoginseng is safe.
Special precautions & warnings
Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Don’t take Panax pseudoginseng if you are pregnant or breast-feeding. It is unsafe. One of the chemicals in Panax ginseng has caused birth defects in research animals.
Hormone-sensitive conditions such as breast cancer, uterine cancer, ovarian cancer, endometriosis, or uterine fibroids: Panax pseudoginseng might act like estrogen. If you have any condition that might be made worse by exposure to estrogen, don’t use Panax pseudoginseng.
What kind of side effects may I have from Panax pseudoginseng?
Panax pseudoginseng can cause some side effects such as dry mouth, flushed skin, nervousness, sleep problems, nausea, and vomiting.
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.
What interactions may I have with Panax pseudoginseng?
Panax pseudoginseng may interact with your current medications or medical conditions. Consult with your herbalist or doctor before using.
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 Panax pseudoginseng?
The dose for Panax pseudoginseng may be different for every patient. The dose that you take depends on your age, health, and several other conditions. Herb are not always safe. Please discuss with your herbalist or doctor for your appropriate dosage.
What form does Panax pseudoginseng come in?
Panax pseudoginseng may be available in the following dosage forms:
- Panax pseudoginsengroot powder
- Encapsulated Panax pseudoginseng extract
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