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A study for a 34-year old man who takes Valerian, Ginkgo Biloba, Seroquel

Summary: 2 male patients aged 34 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is a personalized study for a 34 year old male patient who has Stress, Memory Impairment, Sleep Disorder Therapy. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

 

 

 

 

What are the drugs

Valerian has active ingredients of valerian. It is often used in insomnia. (latest outcomes from 117 Valerian users)

Ginkgo biloba has active ingredients of ginkgo. It is often used in memory loss. (latest outcomes from 509 Ginkgo biloba users)

Seroquel has active ingredients of quetiapine fumarate. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from 79,125 Seroquel users)

What are the conditions

Stress can be treated by Xanax, Klonopin, Clonazepam, Lexapro, Ativan, Lorazepam. (latest reports from 195,546 Stress patients)

Memory impairment can be treated by Aricept, Namenda, Ginkgo Biloba, Exelon, Vitamin B12, Folic Acid. (latest reports from 63,328 Memory Impairment patients)

Sleep disorder therapy can be treated by Ambien, Trazodone Hydrochloride, Zolpidem Tartrate, Seroquel, Ambien Cr, Lunesta. (latest reports from 39,946 Sleep Disorder Therapy patients)

On Jan, 22, 2015: 2 males aged 31 (±5) who take Valerian, Ginkgo Biloba, Seroquel are studied

Valerian, Ginkgo Biloba, Seroquel outcomes

Information of the patient in this study:

Age: 31

Gender: male

Conditions: Stress, Memory Impairment, Sleep Disorder Therapy

Drugs taking:
- Valerian (valerian): used for 1 - 6 months
- Ginkgo Biloba (ginkgo): used for 1 - 6 months
- Seroquel - EQ 25MG BASE (quetiapine fumarate): used for 1 - 6 months

eHealthMe real world results:

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Valerian is effectiven/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/an/an/an/an/an/a
Ginkgo Biloba is effective0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/an/an/an/an/an/a
Seroquel is effective100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/an/an/an/an/an/an/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Erection Increased (excl Priapism)Seroma (a tumour like collection of serum in the tissues)n/an/an/an/an/an/a

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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- support group for people who have Memory Impairment
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- support group for people who take Seroquel
- support group for people who take Valerian

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