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Post Kampo Therapy
Has anyone had experience with Kampo therapy? Yokukan-san or Yi-Gan San? "Because of their safety profile, Kampo medicines are recommended for patients who have difficulties with treatments involving antipsychotic medicines, including those patients who are intolerant of treatment with antipsychotic medicines, patients who have physical complications (including parkinsonism, gait disturbance, urinary disturbance, and emaciation),and patients with DLB."

From "Kampo therapy as an alternative to pharmacotherapy using antipsychotic medicines for behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD)"

Katsuyoshi MIZUKAMI

doi:10.1111/j.1479-8301.2008.00242.x
PSYCHOGERIATRICS 2008; 8: 137–141

My husband has neuroplectic sensitivity, and has had severe reactions to Seroquel. I am looking for something for his hallucinations, paranoid delusions, and Capgras syndrome.

thanks,

Rosemary


Sun Nov 07, 2010 5:41 pm
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Post Re: Kampo Therapy
Never heard of this but thanks for the info. You can do a search of past posts on this forum containing the word "Kampo." Start here:
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I don't recall seeing this come up previously.


Sun Nov 07, 2010 7:05 pm
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