Ginkgo biloba (Ginkgo) extract equivalent to dry leaf
standardised to contain ginkgo flavonglycosides 14.4 mg
standardised to contain ginkgolides & bilobalide 3.6 mg 3.0 g
Ginkgo contains flavonoids, terpene lactones (including ginkgolides and bilobalide) and other phytochemicals. It supports the following functions;
provide antioxidant protection
support normal memory function
promote mental clarity
maintain healthy eyes
support normal hearing function
support the body as it ages
help maintain proper energy
support a healthy cardiovascular system
support healthy blood function
support healthy oxygen flow to the brain and peripheral areas of the body
Adults and children over 12 years: 1-4 tablets daily.
Contraindicated in patients taking aspirin, warfarin, cilostazol, antipsychotics such as haloperidol, anticonvulsants, pioglitazone or glipizide. Caution is advised in patients taking metformin at doses greater than 1 g/day of the drug. Reduce dose of haloperidol or metformin if necessary in conjunction with prescribing physician. Doses of standardised Ginkgo (50:1) extract greater than 240 mg/day, equivalent to more than 12 g/day of dried leaf may interact with benzodiazepines, omeprazole and tolbutamide. Contraindicated in patients taking nifedipine when the dose of standardised Ginkgo (50:1) extract is greater than 240 mg/day, equivalent to more than 12 g/day of dried leaf. Caution is advised in these patients at lower doses of Ginkgo. Discontinue 7 days prior to general anaesthesia.