With the vigorous development of the industrialization of traditional Chinese medicine in China, it has become more and more common to combine traditional Chinese medicine with western medicine in the treatment of diseases. To a certain extent, it can indeed achieve twice the result with half the effort and achieve satisfactory therapeutic effect.
At the same time, medical pharmacy professionals have found that some Chinese and Western medicines may have great side effects, even serious enough to kill people.
Antihypertensive drugs, angina pectoris drugs and antidepressants containing monoamine oxidative inhibitors
It causes systemic vasoconstriction, resulting in high blood pressure, angina pectoris and accelerated heartbeat, which can be fatal.
Ginseng (tonifying vital energy)
Glycosuria, anticoagulants, aspirin and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs
Ginseng affects blood sugar in vivo and inhibits platelet hemostasis, resulting in dizziness and internal hemorrhage.
Ginkgo biloba (white fruit, moisturizing lung and antioxidant)
Anticoagulants, aspirin, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and antiepileptic drugs
Ginkgo Biloba can inhibit platelet hemostasis, lead to internal hemorrhage and increase the chance of epilepsy
Glycyrrhiza uralensis (antitussive, phlegm-resolving, tonic)
Heart medicine "digoxin" and diuretics
Glycyrrhiza increases potassium loss, enhances the efficacy of cardiac drugs, leading to arrhythmia or hypokalemia
Gypsum and Pearls
Chinese medicine contains calcium and other minerals, which affect intestinal absorption of antibiotics
Antiepileptic drugs and anticoagulants
High-concentration alcoholic liquor stimulates liver enzymes and makes western medicine ineffective
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