TCM Therapeutic Actions:
Relieves Qi stagnation or pain due to conditions of Wind, Cold and Dampness.
This formula is designed to cause sweats to push out the pathogen. Use caution with any Heat condition, Yin deficiency, Blood deficiency, Stomach and Spleen deficiency, or Liver Yang rising. Contraindicated in excess conditions with phlegm, Dampness or Qi stagnation. Use cautiously in patients with hypermenorrhea. Not recommended for those with conditions that do not include the presence of Wind, Cold or Dampness.
This formula may INCREASE anticoagulant and antiplatelet effects; use cautiously with these types of agents as well as thrombolytic agents and low molecular weight heparins.
This formula may DECREASE plasma glucose levels, and if used with antidiabetic medications, may cause hypoglycemia.
This formula may inhibit benzodiazepine receptor binding by flunitazepam and may reverse some effects of diazepam. Digoxin-like immunoreactivity has been shown and may interfere with serum assays of digoxin.
2-3 tablets twice daily with warm water.