Dec 29, 2001 - 5:50 pm
Has anyone taken Echinacea during chemo? The physicians assistant told me it's OK to take it and it does give me some energy but I would like to know how long to stay on it. I read somewhere if you take it on a daily basis for an extended period of time it will actually weaken your immune system. The physicians assistant did not know anything about this. Also the instructions on the bottle says not to take it longer than 8 weeks if taken on a daily basis. I would like to take it on a continuous basis since it does give me some energy. Does anyone else take Echinacea while taking chemo? Also does anyone have any info on taking it for extended periods of time?