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What is Jia-Wei-Gui-Pi-Tang?
Jia-Wei-Gui-Pi-Tang is a traditional Chinese medicine which was first described
in "Nei-Ke-Zhai-Yao" in China (1529 A.D.) It has been used to treat insomnia,
anemia, amnesia, palpitation, and neurosis brought on by physical and mental
Picture Book of Jia-Wei-Gui-Pi-Tang
How to boil Jia-Wei-Gui-Pi-Tang?
How to take Jia-Wei-Gui-Pi-Tang?
Use an earthen pot and water for drink
One Day Amount
Take 2 or 3 times a day
These pot figures are provided by Kusuri-Nihondo with permission.Thanks!
Pharmacy Information from Japan
Go-taro Mimaki: General Manager of
Mimaki Family Pharmacy Hirakata, Japan
Jia-Wei-Gui-Pi-Tang(Kanebo,Tsumura,Taiko-do) can be obtained from:
For ordering Jia-Wei-Gui-Pi-Tang,
Hirakata City Osaka Pref. 573
e-mail to Go-taro Mimaki email@example.com
Pharmacy Information from US
Blue Light, Inc.
Jia-Wei-Gui-Pi-Tang can be obtained in US from:
Blue Light, Inc.
111 S. Cayuga Street
Ithaca, NY 14850 USA
(607) 275-9700, phone
(607) 275-9704, fax
Dr.Ann Wang at Blue Light supplys the special JWGPT
containing the same formula of Kanazawa Municipal Hospital.
The item number is J020.
Thank you Dr.Ann Wang!!
Pharmacy Information from Germany
I had a mail from Mr.Rüdiger Hach in Germany. He noted PET specialist in Germany,
and found JWGPT in Andorra.
PET specialist in Germany
Prof. Dr. G. Münker
Pharmacy shop in Andorra
Unfortunately,Dr. G. Münker died on 28 May by an accident.
PD Dr. R. Leuwer
Universit‰˜skrankenhaus Eppendorf (UKE)/Hamburg
The herbal shop in Andorra sells JWGPT as a concentrate.
Take about 2 g of the concentrate as a tea style three times a day.
Harmonia I Naturalesa SL
If you want more information, please e-mail Mr. Hach
Andorra La Vella
Phone: 0180 525 46 29
Fax: 0180 525 43 82
79227 Schallstadt Germany
- 1. General precautions
- (a) Since glycyrrhiza is contained, serum potassium levels
and blood pressure should be carefully monitored. If any abnormality is observed,
discontinue the drug.
- (b) When this drug is used concomitantly with other Herbal medicine,
caution should be observed against interactions of duplicating raw herbs.
Special care should be exercised when this drug is coadministered with
any Herbal medicine containing glycyrrhiza.
- 2. Careful administration
- This drug should be administered with caution in the patients with anorexia,
nausea or vomiting (for it may aggravate the symptoms).
- 3. Drug interactions
- Coadministration precautions: preparations containing glycyrrhizic acid or
its salt (pseudoaldosteronism may become liable to occur or
myopathy may become liable to occur as a result of hypokalemia.)
- 4. Adverse drug reactions
- (a) Clinically significant adverse reactions
- (i) Pseudoaldosteronism
Symptoms of pseudoaldosteronism, such as
hypokalemia, a rise in blood pressure, sodium and body fluid retention, edema,
weight gains, may occur. Serum potassium levels should be carefully monitored,
and if any abnormality is observed, discontinue the drug.
- (ii) Myopathy
Myopathy may occur as a result of hypokalemia.
The patient should be carefully observed, and if abnormalities, such as
weakness, convulsions of the extremities, and paralysis, occur, discontinue the drug.
- (b) Other adverse reactions
- (i) Hypersensitivity
Symptoms of hypersensitivity, such as eruption and
urticaria, may occur. If any such symptom occurs, discontinue the drug.
- (ii) Gastrointestinal
Anorexia, gastric discomfort, nausea, abdominal pain,
diarrhea or other gastrointestinal upsets may occur.
- 5. Usage in elderly
- Physical function is generally diminished in the elderly. Caution should be
observed as by reducing dosage when this drug is used in elderly patients.
- 6. Usage in pregnancy
- The safety of the drug (preparation containing Moutan Cortex) in women
who are or may become pregnant has not been established. Since Moutan Cortex,
a constituent raw herb of this drug, may give rise to premature delivery or
miscarriage, use in women who are pregnant or at risk of pregnancy is discouraged,
or caution should be observed when it is used in women who are pregnant or at risk
- 7. Effects on laboratory data
- Blood AG (1.5-anhydro-D-glucitol) levels may rise after the
administration of this drug.
- 8. Others
- Eczema, dermatitis or other skin disorders may occur.
- 9. This drug should be kept in a dry, cool place, protected
from direct sunlight.
Drug Comparison of Jia-We-Gui-Pi-Tang
The extract products of Jia-Wei-Gui-Pi-Tang are provided by Kanebo Co., Ltd
(Tokyo Japan),Tumura Co.,Ltd and other companieis in Japan.
The drug is a spray-dried powder of a hot-water extract prepared
(with 10 parts of water at 95-100 degree C for 1 hr,yield: about 19%) from
a mixture of the fourteen constituent herbs:
Jia-Wei-Gui-Pi-Tang (Kanebo, Tumura,Taiko-do)
7.5g of this product contains 5600mg (Kanebo), 5000mg (Tumura), 5180mg (Taiko-do)
of dried extract obtained from mixed raw herbs in the following ratio:
|Kanebo ||Tumura ||Taiko-do
|Atractylodes Lancea Rhizome||-||3.0g||-
Dr. Tim Moss,Bristol,UK
for sharing the information about Jia-Wei-Gui-Pi-Tang in UK
Kanebo Pharmacotheurapetics Co. Ltd. Japan
Tumura Co. Ltd. Japan
for sharing the information about Jia-Wei-Gui-Pi-Tang
Manager of Mimaki Family Pharmacy, Japan
for sharing the information about Jia-Wei-Gui-Pi-Tang in Japan
Mr.Rüdiger Hach, Germany
for sharing the information about Jia-Wei-Gui-Pi-Tang in Andorra
and about PET specialist doctor in Germany