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Ginkgo Biloba

Drug Class: Commonly Known As: Category:
Nootropic (cognitive enhancing agent) Adult

Ginkgo Biloba - What is it for

It is used by some people to help with mild dementia, Alzheimer disease, anxiety and memory problems. Some will take it to help with dizziness, ringing sounds in the ears or tiredness. It is not fully understood how ginkgo biloba works; but it is thought to improve blood flow to the brain and other parts of the body like the heart, legs, eyes, ears and lungs.

Ginkgo Biloba - Additional Information

  • Updated on Saturday, October 1, 2016
  • Article contributed by Pharmacy Department KK Women's and Children's Hospital

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