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Friday, December 19, 2014
Ginko biloba and fentanyl (+hep C)
Would the activity of Ginko Biloba go to the same area of the brain that Fentanyl affects/reaches/causes activity?
Problem: I am finding that Fentanyl (rx`d for arthritis as I cannot take other drugs due to stage 3 fibrosis and reaction to NSAID`s) is less effective, if not, totally ineffective now.
Background: I started Gingko Biloba as I take Gabapentin at the doses Dr. Guttoso recommends. It has affected my memory. Trying Gingko Biloba was a step I wanted to try. It has been effective and seems to clear the fog caused from Gabapentin. I researched Gingko and apparently it is good for the liver. This is important as I have Hep C. A comment about this research might be helpful, if you have time, due to the severity of my types of illnesses.
No, it does not act that way. Your response is unique for you.
Glen F Aukerman, MD, DABFP
Professor of Family Medicine
College of Medicine
The Ohio State University