What is Sophora flavescens root?

Category: Supplements

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Sophora flavescens root, also known as Ku Shen, is a traditional medicine from China that may be helpful in treating a wide array of health issues.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

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

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Sophora flavescens root

Side effect Patients
Fatigue 1
Increased insomnia 1

Why patients stopped taking Sophora flavescens root

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Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 1
Did not seem to work 1
Expense 1
Side effects too severe 1
See 1 patient who's stopped taking Sophora flavescens root

Duration

Stopped taking Sophora flavescens root

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 2
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 0
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 2
$25-49 0
< $25 0
Not specified 0
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