Interactions Between Chinese Herbal Medicinal Products and Orthodox Drugs provides basic biomedical principles on adverse and beneficial interactions between Chinese herbal medicine (CHM) products (herbs and ready-made medications) and orthodox drugs. The book includes concise accounts of the trends of development and progress in Chinese medicine, pharmacological principles of CHM materials and mechanisms of interactions. Clinically relevant interactions are summarized in tables for easy reference with a catalogue of commonly used CHM products.
A unique chapter with an action plan is assigned to promote research and documentation of herb-drug interactions. This textbook is desperately needed by undergraduates, postgraduates, medical practitioners, health professionals, medications regulatory bodies, and R&D professionals in pharmaceutical industries who are involved in CHM products.
General Principles. Interactions Between Chinese Herbal Medicinal Products and Orthodox Drugs. Training, Research and Documentation. Appendix 1. Lists of Commonly Used Chinese Medicinal Herbs Classified According to Traditional Chinese Medicine Actions Appendix 2. Lists of Commonly Used Chinese Medicinal Herbs Classified According to Pharmacological Actions Appendix 3. Lists of Commonly Used Prescription Formulae as Ready Made Chinese Herbal Medicinal Products.