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How Much Do You Know About Chinese And Western Medicine? Come In And See.
Dec 08, 2018

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

Medicinal liquor

Antiepileptic drugs and anticoagulants

High-concentration alcoholic liquor stimulates liver enzymes and makes western medicine ineffective