In this Article
- What other names is Hu Zhang known by?
- What is Hu Zhang?
- How does Hu Zhang work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Are there any interactions with medications?
- Dosing considerations for Hu Zhang.
Special Precautions & Warnings:Pregnancy and breast-feeding: There is not enough reliable information about the safety of taking hu zhang if you are pregnant or breast feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
Bleeding disorders: Hu zhang contains resveratrol. Resveratrol is a chemical that might slow blood clotting. Taking hu zhang might slow clotting and increase the chances of bruising and bleeding in people with bleeding disorders.
Hormone-sensitive conditions such as breast cancer, uterine cancer, ovarian cancer, endometriosis, or uterine fibroids: There is some developing evidence that hu zhang might act like estrogen. If you have any condition that might be made worse by exposure to estrogen, don't use hu zhang until more is known.
Surgery: Hu zhang contains resveratrol. Resveratrol is a chemical that might slow blood clotting. Hu zhang might increase the risk of bleeding during and after surgery. Stop using hu zhang at least 2 weeks before a scheduled surgery.
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