What is Dong Quai?

Category: Supplements


Dong quai is considered an important remedies in traditional Chinese medicine. It is often combined with other herbs to 'tonify' blood.It is also used as a dietary supplement and promoted as a 'woman's herb' to treat menstrual and menopausal symptoms.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Dong Quai

Side effect Patients Percentage

Why patients stopped taking Dong Quai

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Reason Patients Percentage
Other 2
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Stopped taking Dong Quai

Duration Patients Percentage
Less than 1 month 1
10 years or more 1
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 1
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 1
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1 patient evaluation for Dong Quai

Apr 8, 2010 (Started Mar 17, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Fleeting muscle pain, female issues...will check dosage...2x day)
  • Side effects
  • Adherence
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: Decrease in pain, regulation of menses and moods

  • 0 helpful marks
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