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Non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants (NOACs): Is it safe to take them with herbal medicines?

26 March 2020There is a lack of scientific evidence of the safety and efficacy of herbal medicines together with an under-reporting and underestimation of adverse effects. Interactions…

Is it safe for breastfeeding women to take herbal medicines?

23 May 2019It is generally advised that breastfeeding mothers avoid herbal medicines. This is due to the lack of information on whether or not various herbal medicines…

Is it safe to take herbal medicines during pregnancy?

16 May 2019Recent surveys in the UK suggest that many women in the United Kingdom use herbal medicines during pregnancy. In general, herbal medicines should be avoided…