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Table 3 Community pharmacists' knowledge about specific side effects for three CAMs

From: Rural Australian community pharmacists' views on complementary and alternative medicine: a pilot study

CAM side effect   Community pharmacists' knowledge of the side effect  
  All respondents % (n = 80) Recommenders % Non- Recommenders %
Black cohosh - liver problems 40.3 42.3 39.1
Gingko biloba - bleeding disorders 56.2 63.9 48.6
Gingko biloba - seizures 15.1 19.4 10.8
Gingko biloba - dizziness/headache* 49.3 61.0 37.8
Black cohosh - dizziness/headache 27.8 38.5 21.7
  1. NB: N.B.*Difference between non recommenders and recommenders p < 0.01 with a chi square value of 19.9, 4df.