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SIDE EFFECTS of Western Medicines!!! [Copy link] 中文

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Post time 2007-7-26 11:31:18 |Display all floors
Originally posted by caringhk at 2006-11-5 17:36
Anyone knows the side effects such drugs brings??

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Look at the instructions that come with the packet. Failing that, look on the internet.

But a few off the top of my head:

Aspirin - thins the blood so reduces the risk of blood clots but can cause stomach pain, heart burn, nausea and vomiting.

Cough mixture - different cough mixtures will be designed to do different jobs and therefore contain different ingredients. May contain alchohol or an opiate (opium) that could cause sleepiness.

Viagra - increases blood pressure so can be contrary to medicine designed to control blood pressure.

Western medicine is frequently the active ingredient derived from herbs. e.g. The sedative valium is derived from the active ingredient of the herb valerian. Valium is very powerful and is addictive. However, because it is medical grade, it's strength and dosage is constant unlike valerian. The herb valerian is less powerful and does not need a doctor to prescribe it in the UK.

Chinese medicine is similar to herbal medicine - tried and tested cures used over many centuries. Because it is not ''medical grade'' the dosage is uncertain and it's effect is therefore less predictable. Just like western medicine, Chinese medicine may also contain substances that can cause side effects.
(mostly harmless)

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Post time 2007-7-26 15:08:00 |Display all floors
Originally posted by partystar at 2007-7-26 03:46
Can anyone tell me what are the side effects for prevacid? I've heard that  is utter poison and will cause heart disease eventually. Is t ...



not i know off.

can you get a better name?
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Post time 2007-7-26 15:09:05 |Display all floors
Originally posted by fatdragon at 2007-7-26 11:31


Look at the instructions that come with the packet. Failing that, look on the internet.

But a few off the top of my head:

Aspirin - thins the blood so reduces the risk of blood clots but  ...



Thxs.

nowadays many herbs are sold as health supplements...........but to use them

is another question of wellbeing
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