更年安片

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Chinese[edit]

 
to change; more; even more; further; still; still more; to change
year
 
content; calm; still; quiet; to pacify; peace
 
a slice; piece; flake; thin; slice; disc; sheet
simp. and trad.
(更年安片)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

更年安片

  1. Sugar-coated tablets with a blackish-grey core that is used in traditional Chinese medicine "to nourish yin and remove heat, to ease the mind and induce tranquilization in the treatment of menopausal syndrome marked by afternoon fever, excessive sweating, dizziness, tinnitus, insomnia and unsteady blood pressure".

Gengnian'an tablets have the following ingredients:

Name Chinese (S)
Radix Rehmanniae 生地黄
Rhizoma Alismatis 泽泻
Radix Ophiopogonis 麦冬
Radix Rehmanniae Preparata 熟地黄
Radix Scrophulariae 玄参
Poria 茯苓
Rhizoma Curculiginis 仙茅
Magnetitum 磁石
Cortex Moutan 牡丹皮
Concha Margaritifera 珍珠母
Fructus Schisandrae Chinensis seu Fructus Schisandrae Sphenantherae 五味子
Caulis Polygoni Multiflori 首乌藤
Radix Polygoni Multiflori Preparata 制何首乌
Fructus Tritici Levis 浮小麦
Ramulus Uncariae cum Uncis 钩藤

References[edit]

  • State Pharmacopoeia Commission of the PRC (2005). "Pharmacopoeia of The People's Republic of China (Volume I)". Chemical Industry Press. ISBN 7117069821.