Expert unifies: lian hua qing distemper wants “symptomatic medicine” does not advocate to take as precaution

2022-05-20 0 By

There is no need to take traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) for people without symptoms, experts said.Lian Hua qing wen is after all a drug, any drug will have certain side effects, do not advocate as a prevention to take.On April 6, the total number of new locally confirmed cases and asymptomatic infections in Shanghai approached 20,000, and the total number of infections since March exceeded 100,000. The situation remains grim.To this end, many districts in Shanghai are distributing Chinese patent medicines such as Lianhua Qingwen to residents on a large scale.Residents in the districts of Pudong New Area, Huangpu, Putuo and Hongkou have received government supplies of lianhua qingwen in the past two days, while some residents told China Business News that they have received specially formulated TCM from local traditional Chinese medicine hospitals, such as the Fragrant Hill Hospital in Huangpu district.According to hongkou district officials, up to 722,000 boxes of Lianhua Qingwen capsules have been distributed to residents, and there are plans to provide all residents with traditional Chinese medicine such as tea substitute.Jiading district authorities also said 700, 000 boxes of Lianhua Qingwen granules have arrived in jiading district traditional Chinese medicine hospital, will soon be distributed to residents.Fang Min, president of Shuguang Hospital affiliated to Shanghai University of Chinese Medicine and head of the TCM Epidemic Prevention and Control Base, said at a press conference on Epidemic prevention and control in Shanghai on April 6, “TCM has played a positive role in the prevention and control of COVID-19, and the utilization rate of TCM has remained stable at more than 98 percent of positive patients in Shanghai.Municipal expert group of TCM and designated hospitals carried out clinical diagnosis and treatment according to the ninth edition of TCM diagnosis and treatment plan, combined with the characteristics of Shanghai TCM syndrome differentiation, and achieved good results.”A cardiologist from the medical team of Yueyang Hospital in Shanghai Geriatric Medical Center told China Business News: “Lianhua qingwen is widely used now. It is routinely used in asymptomatic and mild patients and is effective in reducing fever and other symptoms.”Shijiazhuang to ling pharmaceutical is lianhua qingwen producers.The company published clinical studies in 2020 showing that lianhua qingwen, in combination with other traditional treatments, helped improve COVID-19 symptoms, such as fever and cough.After rising by the daily limit on April 6, Shares of Yiling Pharmaceutical opened up nearly 9% on April 7 and were up more than 8% as of press time in the afternoon.But experts also say there is no need to take traditional Chinese medicine for people without symptoms.After all, lianhua qingwen is a medicine, and any medicine can have certain side effects, so it is not recommended to take it as a prevention.The above yueyang hospital doctor told the first financial reporter.Duan Jin, former vice president of Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine, also told CTV that “either recommended proprietary Chinese medicine or granary formulas are not a panacea, but dialectical medicine and appropriate medicine.”Duan Jin professor told CFC reporter, traditional Chinese medicine use is a syndrome.Prescription drugs should be effective according to each person’s physical condition and symptoms, and the same medicine will not be effective for all.He also stressed that the combination of Chinese and western medicine should be reflected in the allocation of medical resources, and that Chinese medicine should be paid more attention to and pushed to the clinical front along with western medicine.