|Open issues about prescribing Kampo medicine (n = 285)|
|The dose and dosage forms need to be better devised for simpler application||173||60.7|
|No evidence of efficacy from placebo-controlled studies||109||38.2|
|Action mechanism of Kampo medicine is not yet elucidated||97||34.0|
|No opportunity to learn about Kampo medicines||90||31.6|
|Relatively weak effect||79||27.7|
|Drug interaction is uncertain||66||23.2|
|Production of effect is slow||56||19.6|
|There are no issues||12||4.2|
Multiple answers allowed.
Iwase et al.
Iwase et al. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2012 12:222 doi:10.1186/1472-6882-12-222