What is Black Cohosh Root?

Category: Supplements

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Historically, Black Cohosh has been used for a range of conditions. Native Americans and U.S. colonialists used it for amenorrhea, bronchitis, chorea, dropsy, fever, hysteria, itch, lumbago, nervous disorders, snakebite, yellow fever, and uterine disorders.

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Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Hot flashes 35 12
Night sweats 9 8
Menopause 3 1
Support hormone balance 2 0
Difficulty staying asleep 1 1

Show all 13 reasons taken


  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 24

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Black Cohosh Root

Side effect Patients Percentage

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Black Cohosh Root

Dosage Patients Percentage
1 tablet(s) three times daily 1
540 mg daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Black Cohosh Root

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Reason Patients Percentage
Did not seem to work 4
Other 4
Expense 2
Course of treatment ended 1
Doctor's advice 1
Side effects too severe 1
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Duration

Currently taking Black Cohosh Root

Duration Patients Percentage
2 - 5 years 2

Stopped taking Black Cohosh Root

Duration Patients Percentage
Less than 1 month 1
1 - 6 months 1
6 months - 1 year 2
1 - 2 years 3
2 - 5 years 3
5 - 10 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 13
Usually 4
Sometimes 7
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 22
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations Percentage
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 1
< $25 17
Not specified 6
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