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Herbal Supplements-Drug Interactions

Scientific and Regulatory Perspectives, 1st Edition

Edited by Y. W. Francis Lam, Shiew-Mei Huang, Stephen D. Hall

CRC Press

360 pages

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The international popularity of herbal remedies has recently outpaced quality information on the utilization and dosing of these compounds. This book fills a void in the literature by offering an authoritative overview of the mechanisms of herbal remedies and their impact on standard medications. It offers a practical approach that focuses not only

Table of Contents

The Landscape of Herbal Medicine Utilization and Safety. Drug Interactions with Herbal Products. In Vitro Studies with Natural Health Products. St. John's Wort and Echinacea Drug Interactions. Garlic, Ginkgo, and Ginseng: Herb-Drug Interactions. A Review of Chinese Herb-Drug Interactions. Grapefruit Juice Interactions. Herb Quality Assurance. Pharmocokinetics of Herbal Products. Labeling of Drug Interactions. Post Marketing Reporting System Evaluation. Post-marketing reports on St. John's Wort. Post Marketing reports on Grapefruit Juice. Botanicals as Drugs, a US Perspective. Development of Herbal Products as Pharmaceutical Agents.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HEA011000
HEALTH & FITNESS / Herbal Medications
MED071000
MEDICAL / Pharmacology
MED072000
MEDICAL / Pharmacy