ISSN: 2149-2247 | E-ISSN: 2149-2549
Clavis Panax Induced Anxiety Disorder: A Case Report [Erciyes Med J]
Erciyes Med J. 2014; 36(3): 127-129 | DOI: 10.5152/etd.2014.7200

Clavis Panax Induced Anxiety Disorder: A Case Report

Abdullah Akpınar, Ayşe Rümeysa Yaman, Cafer Çağrı Korucu, İnci Meltem Atay
Department of Psychiatry, Süleyman Demirel University Faculty of Medicine, Isparta, Turkey

Herbal mixtures are frequently used by some patients as treatment options due to the belief that they do not have any side effects. This case report presents a male patient who used clavis panax in order to ameliorate his diabetes mellitus. In the third week of his clavis panax use, he was admitted to the hospital with complaints of uncontrollable worries about almost everything, restlessness, difficulty breathing, fatigue, and sleep disorder. Clavis panax-induced anxiety disorder is presented in this case report. Herbal preparations should be carefully evaluated in terms of their side effects, as well as their possible benefits.

Keywords: Clavis panax, tribulus terrestris, avena sativa, panax ginseng, anxiety disorder, side effect

Abdullah Akpınar, Ayşe Rümeysa Yaman, Cafer Çağrı Korucu, İnci Meltem Atay. Clavis Panax Induced Anxiety Disorder: A Case Report. Erciyes Med J. 2014; 36(3): 127-129

Corresponding Author: Abdullah Akpınar, Türkiye
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