What happens if I miss a dose ()?
Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not use extra ginger to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose ()?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
Symptoms of a ginger overdose may include sleepiness, confusion, dizziness, and irregular heartbeats.
What should I avoid while taking ginger ()?
Follow your healthcare provider's instructions about any restrictions on food, beverages, or activity.
What other drugs will affect ginger ()?
Do not take ginger without first talking to your doctor if you are taking any of the following medicines:
- any heart medicine;
- insulin or oral diabetes medications such as glipizide (Glucotrol), glyburide (Glynase, Diabeta, Micronase), chlorpropamide (Diabinese), tolbutamide (Orinase), tolazamide (Tolinase), troglitazone (Rezulin), rosiglitazone (Avandia), repaglinide (Prandin), metformin (Glucophage), and others;
- warfarin (Coumadin);
- aspirin or other NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) such as ibuprofen (Motrin, Advil), diclofenac (Cataflam, Voltaren), etodolac (Lodine), indomethacin (Indocin), meloxicam (Mobic), nabumetone (Relafen), naproxen (Aleve, Naprosyn), piroxicam (Feldene), and others;
- a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) including ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin, Nuprin, others), naproxen (Aleve, Naprosyn, Naprelan, Anaprox, others), ketoprofen (Orudis KT, Orudis), indomethacin (Indocin), etodolac (Lodine), nabumetone (Relafen), oxaprozin (Daypro), piroxicam (Feldene), sulindac (Clinoril), tolmetin (Tolectin), and others;
- ardeparin (Normiflo);
- dalteparin (Fragmin);
- danaparoid (Orgaran);
- enoxaparin (Lovenox);
- heparin; or
- other herbs, antioxidants, or health supplements (these may affect blood thinning).
This list is not complete and other drugs may interact with ginger. Tell your healthcare provider about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your healthcare provider.
Where can I get more information?
Consult with a licensed healthcare professional before using any herbal/health supplement. Whether you are treated by a medical doctor or a practitioner trained in the use of natural medicines/supplements, make sure all your healthcare providers know about all of your medical conditions and treatments.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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