ginkgo (Ginkgo biloba, Fossil Tree, Kew Tree, Silver Apricot)

  • Pharmacy Author:
    Omudhome Ogbru, PharmD

    Dr. Ogbru received his Doctorate in Pharmacy from the University of the Pacific School of Pharmacy in 1995. He completed a Pharmacy Practice Residency at the University of Arizona/University Medical Center in 1996. He was a Professor of Pharmacy Practice and a Regional Clerkship Coordinator for the University of the Pacific School of Pharmacy from 1996-99.

  • Medical and Pharmacy Editor: Charles Patrick Davis, MD, PhD
    Charles Patrick Davis, MD, PhD

    Charles Patrick Davis, MD, PhD

    Dr. Charles "Pat" Davis, MD, PhD, is a board certified Emergency Medicine doctor who currently practices as a consultant and staff member for hospitals. He has a PhD in Microbiology (UT at Austin), and the MD (Univ. Texas Medical Branch, Galveston). He is a Clinical Professor (retired) in the Division of Emergency Medicine, UT Health Science Center at San Antonio, and has been the Chief of Emergency Medicine at UT Medical Branch and at UTHSCSA with over 250 publications.

What brand names are available for ginkgo (Ginkgo biloba)-oral?

Fossil Tree, Kew Tree, Silver Apricot

Is ginkgo (Ginkgo biloba)-oral available as a generic drug?


Do I need a prescription for ginkgo (Ginkgo biloba)-oral?


What are the uses for ginkgo (Ginkgo biloba)-oral?

Ginkgo biloba is used for

What are the side effects of ginkgo (Ginkgo biloba)-oral?

Side effects of gingko biloba are

Possible serious side effects of gingko biloba include:

  • bleeding in the eye or brain,
  • severe bleeding after surgery,
  • severe allergic reactions,
  • difficulty breathing,
  • seizures (eating fresh gingko seeds), and
  • death (eating fresh gingko seeds).
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 9/26/2016

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