Seven Steps to Avoid Herb-Drug Interactions

Greg Sperber examines the 7 steps to avoid herb-drug interactions.

Greg Sperber
Greg Sperber

Course Overview

We may not be able to predict all drug-herb interactions, but we can determine potentials for interactions. This one-hour webinar examines how to approach these potential drug-herb interactions.

 

A discussion of protein binding, cytochrome P450, and the therapeutic index form the foundation of this understanding. You will leave with real skills to assess potential interactions.

 

This webinar is based on Dr. Sperber's book Integrative Pharmacology: Combining Modern Pharmacology and Chinese Medicine, written with Bob Flaws.

Objectives

  • To understand the basics of how drugs and herbs interact.

  • To identify the most common pharmacological reasons drugs and herbs interact.

  • Create protocols to avoid interactions.

Outline

  • 0 hrs - 15 min

    Discussion of protein binding.

  • 15 min - 45 min

    Discussion of cytochrome P450.

  • 45 min - 1 hrs

    Discussion of the therapeutic index.

Reviews

  • Adrianna L. (United States of America)

    This course was an excellent overview of how to safely and effectively work with clients who are on medications and want to take herbs.

  • Nicole L. (United States of America)

    This class was super informative and in a short amount of time! I appreciated teacher's depth of knowledge and how succinctly the most important elements were distilled. I feel much more capable of having clear and confidence inspiring conversations with patients on why I would or wouldn't feel comfortable putting them on herbs.

  • Brent G. (United States of America)

    This is a great introduction to necessary steps for HDI. It gives the foundation on how to discuss HDI with patients. It can also help discuss with allopathic practitioners in a language they understand, which can further herbal medicine acceptance and understanding. All in 1 hour. Hard to beat.

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Reviews

This course was an excellent overview of how to safely and effectively work with clients who are on medications and want to take herbs.

Adrianna L. (United States of America)

This class was super informative and in a short amount of time! I appreciated teacher's depth of knowledge and how succinctly the most important elements were distilled. I feel much more capable of having clear and confidence inspiring conversations with patients on why I would or wouldn't feel comfortable putting them on herbs.

Nicole L. (United States of America)

This is a great introduction to necessary steps for HDI. It gives the foundation on how to discuss HDI with patients. It can also help discuss with allopathic practitioners in a language they understand, which can further herbal medicine acceptance and understanding. All in 1 hour. Hard to beat.

Brent G. (United States of America)

Great overview.

Nancy B. (United States of America)

Easy to follow and factual information. Very practical.

Maria C. (Australia)

Good course for acupuncturists who prescribe herbs

Hoon L. (United States of America)

A valuable introduction.

Christopher L. (United States of America)

Great course with good information.

John T. (United States)

Great refresher on Pharmacology. Quick easy steps to remember when dealing with the patient and their drug regime

Kathy K. (Canada)

I really appreciated this course. Even though I don't use herbs, I feel way more informed after this one hour lecture than any other herb/drug interaction course I have taken for the last 17 years.

Dawn E. (United States)

Teacher

Greg Sperber

Dr. Greg Sperber is an author and also holds a Masters and Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine. He is a professor at PCOM and speaks internationally on TCM business and drug-herb interactions.

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  • CEUs:

    Approved By: NCCAOM (1), California [Until 2024/10/31]* (1), IVAS (1), Standard Certificate (1)

  • Language: English

  • Course Type: Recorded Webinar

  • Course Length: 1 h

  • Course Notes: Notes are provided with this course.

  • Access Period: Lifetime

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