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Clinical uses and Toxicities of:
Echinacea
Clinical uses:

Common cold

Toxicities:

-GI distress, dizziness, headache
Clinical uses and Toxicities of:
Ephedra
Clinical uses:

-Indirect general agonist, releases stored catecholamines. Used for Nasal decongestion, urinary incontinence, hypotension.

Toxicities:

-CNS and cardiovascular stimulation; arrhythmias, stroke, and seizures at high doses
Clinical uses and Toxicities of:
Feverfew
Clinical uses:

-Migraine

Toxicities:

-GI distress, mouth ulcers, antiplatelet actions
Clinical uses and Toxicities of:
Gingko
Clinical uses:

-Intermittent claudication

Toxicities:

-GI distress, anxiety, insomnia, headaache, antiplatelet actions
Clinical uses and Toxicities of:
Kava
Clinical uses:

-Chronic anxiety

Toxicities:

-GI distress, sedation, ataxia, hepatotoxicity, phototoxicity, dermatotoxicity
Clinical uses and Toxicities of:
Milk Thisle
Clinical uses:

-Viral Hepatitis

Toxicities:

-Loose stools
Clinical uses and Toxicities of:
Saw Palmetto
Clinical uses:

Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

Toxicities:

-GI distress, Decreased libido, hypertension
Clinical uses and Toxicities of:
St. John's Wort
Clinical uses:

-Mild to moderate depression

Toxicities:

-GI distress and phototoxicity; serotonin syndrome.
Clinical uses and Toxicities of:
Dehydroepiandrosterone
Clinical uses:

-Symptomatic improvement in females with SLE or AIDS

Toxicities:

-Androgenization (premenopausal women), estrogenic effects (postmenopausal), feminization (young men)
Clinical uses and Toxicities of:
Melatonin
Clinical uses:

-Jet lag, insomnia

Toxicities:

-Sedation, suppresses midcycle LH, hypoprolactinemia
Clinical uses and Toxicities of:
Echinacea
Clinical uses:

Common cold

Toxicities:

-GI distress, dizziness, headache
Clinical uses and Toxicities of:
Ephedra
Clinical uses:

-Indirect general agonist, releases stored catecholamines. Used for Nasal decongestion, urinary incontinence, hypotension.

Toxicities:

-CNS and cardiovascular stimulation; arrhythmias, stroke, and seizures at high doses
Clinical uses and Toxicities of:
Feverfew
Clinical uses:

-Migraine

Toxicities:

-GI distress, mouth ulcers, antiplatelet actions
Clinical uses and Toxicities of:
Gingko
Clinical uses:

-Intermittent claudication

Toxicities:

-GI distress, anxiety, insomnia, headaache, antiplatelet actions
Clinical uses and Toxicities of:
Kava
Clinical uses:

-Chronic anxiety

Toxicities:

-GI distress, sedation, ataxia, hepatotoxicity, phototoxicity, dermatotoxicity
Clinical uses and Toxicities of:
Milk Thisle
Clinical uses:

-Viral Hepatitis

Toxicities:

-Loose stools
Clinical uses and Toxicities of:
Saw Palmetto
Clinical uses:

Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

Toxicities:

-GI distress, Decreased libido, hypertension
Clinical uses and Toxicities of:
St. John's Wort
Clinical uses:

-Mild to moderate depression

Toxicities:

-GI distress and phototoxicity; serotonin syndrome.
Clinical uses and Toxicities of:
Dehydroepiandrosterone
Clinical uses:

-Symptomatic improvement in females with SLE or AIDS

Toxicities:

-Androgenization (premenopausal women), estrogenic effects (postmenopausal), feminization (young men)
Clinical uses and Toxicities of:
Melatonin
Clinical uses:

-Jet lag, insomnia

Toxicities:

-Sedation, suppresses midcycle LH, hypoprolactinemia