Venlafaxine; Uses, Dosage, Side Effects, Interactions

Venlafaxine is a synthetic phenethylamine bicyclic derivative with antidepressant activity. Venlafaxine and its active metabolite, O-desmethylvenlafaxine (ODV), are potent inhibitors of neuronal serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake and weak dopamine reuptake inhibitors. This agent may reduce hormone-related vasomotor symptoms. (NCI04) Venlafaxine is a serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor widely used as an antidepressant. Venlafaxine therapy can be associated with transient asymptomatic Read More …

Berberis; Uses, Dosage, Site Effects, Interactions

Berberis

Berberis is particularly important in traditional medicine and the food basket of Iranians. Given various plants from genus Berberis and their economic, nutritional, and medicinal status in Iran, this study seeks to investigate the findings of recent studies on the phytochemical characteristics, specifications, Read More …

Nux Vomica; Uses, Dosage, Site Effects, Interactions

Nux vomica (family Loganiaceae) is commonly known as kuchla. It is a major source of the highly poisonous, intensely bitter alkaloids strychnine and brucine derived from the seeds inside the tree’s round, green to orange fruit.[1] The seeds contain approximately 1.5% strychnine, and the dried blossoms contain 1.0%.[2] However, Read More …

Spigelia; Uses, Dosage, Site Effects, Interactions

Spigelia anthelmia is an herbaceous species of the Loganiaceae family. Commonly known as “erva-lombrigueira”, it is popular as a human medicine in Brazil based on its various properties, including action against gastrointestinal nematodes. In vitro and in vivo studies have confirmed the efficacy of S. anthelmia in controlling H. contortus however, Read More …