Asian Ginseng is a herb traditionally used as a supplement. Ginseng can be used to improve lung and neurological function and reduce cardiovascular risk and fatigue. It can also boost your stamina and vitality. Asian Ginseng is different from American Ginseng.
Asian Ginseng is usually consumed as herbal tea, or sometimes as tablets, capsules and liquid. You should only take a little amount of Asian Ginseng each time and for a short period of time. For specific dosages, refer to the product label.
Data on the safety and efficacy of Asian Ginseng are limited and not conclusive. There is also variability in the quality and purity of the products. Always consult your doctor or pharmacist before taking any herbal supplements.
Common dosing schedule:
Take Asian Ginseng supplements as per product instructions.
This schedule is for reference only, adjustments may be made according to individual needs.
Some common medications Asian Ginseng may interact with:
Please notify your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking the above medication, dosage adjustments might be needed.
In Hong Kong, Asian Ginseng can be purchased without a prescription from any retail outlet in Hong Kong. This includes grocery stores, convenience stores, medicine shops, and pharmacies. It can also be obtained from doctors. To find a pharmacy near you, refer to the list of pharmacies (“Authorized Sellers of Poisons”) from the Hong Kong Department of Health.
For more information about drug names and ingredients, you can visit Hong Kong’s Drug Office at https://www.drugoffice.gov.hk
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For detailed information about the use of Asian Ginseng (Supplement) in children, pregnancy and breastfeeding, and for questions about drug interactions, please check with your pharmacist or doctor.
Disclaimer: our goal is to provide you with the most relevant drug information and common dosage for Hong Kong. This information does not constitute medical advice. For specific treatment recommendations and advice, always discuss with your doctor or pharmacist, and follow the instructions included with your specific medicine.
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