Medicinal Thunder God Vine safety notice
Hereafter, you will find an English translation of medicinal Thunder God Vine (= Lei Gong Teng in Chinese = T2 extract = medicinal TGV) safety notice from Chinese. The translation is from a well trained translator and is hopefully very accurate.
Medicinal TGV is usually very safe, nonetheless adverse reactions may occur during the taking and contraindications exist as with any active medicinal plant extract. Main possible side effects as physicians and medical documentation reports is gastrointestinal discomfort and fertility decrease.
The prescription range is 1 to 1,5mg/kg/day taken after a meal in 3 times (breakfast, lunch and diner). The presentations of medicinal Thunder God Vine is in tablets of 10mg.
Take according to the instruction and under guidance of a physician. Do not exceed the prescribed dosage.
Make regular medical checks of blood count, kidney, liver, urine, and heart functions during the taking. Stop taking if necessary.
Adverse reactions will stop when stopping taking.
Elderly people and those who have severe cardiovascular disease, please take with caution.
Contraindicated during pregnancy.
Possible adverse reactions
Digestive system: dryness of the mouth, nausea, emesis, inappetence, abdominal distention, diarrhea, aminotransferase elevation. Severe adverse effects may occur in case of liver damage and gastrorrhagia.
Hematologic system: leukocyte and platelet decrease. Severe adverse effects may occur in case of granulocyte lack and pancytopenia.
Urinary system: oliguria or polyuria, oedema, abnormal renal function. Severe adverse effects may occur in case of acute renal failure.
Cardiovascular system: palpitation, chest distress, arrhythmia, elevation or decrease of blood pressure and electrocardiographic abnormality.
Genital and endocrine system: women’s menstrual disorder, menstrual quantity decreases or amenorrhoea; decrease in the number or quality of men’s sperm.
Nervous system: dizziness, somnolence, insomnia, neuritis and diplopia.
Others: erythra, pruritus, alopecia and facial hyperpigmentation.
Pregnant and lactating women.
Cardiac insufficiency, hepatic insufficiency or renal insufficiency.
Severe anaemia, leukocyte or platelet decrease.
Stomach and duodenal ulcer.
Thunder God Vine dosage : please also consider reading the medicinal TGV dosage page
Thunder God Vine indications : a list of common medicinal TGV indications
Here is the original document in Chinese, for those of you who have some.
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