Generally speaking, there are no conflicts with prescription medications however, full disclosure of current prescriptions taken by the patient at the first visit is required to check for interactions. Unlike western herbal medicine, Chinese herbal medicine formulations are complex integrations of substances that balance negative effects of each other, rarely causing side-effects or interactions with prescription medications like single herb substances often can.
The length and frequency of treatment varies for each individual. As the condition improves, fewer visits are required.
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