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    The Canadian journal of…
    2010

An evaluation of pharmacist and health food store retailer's knowledge regarding potential drug interactions associated with St. John's wort.

@article{Sim2010AnEO,
  title={An evaluation of pharmacist and health food store retailer's knowledge regarding potential drug interactions associated with St. John's wort.},
  author={Sai-Peng Sim and Mitchel Levine},
  journal={The Canadian journal of clinical pharmacology = Journal canadien de pharmacologie clinique},
  year={2010},
  volume={17 1},
  pages={
          e57-63
        }
}
BACKGROUND Natural health products (NHP) are increasingly being used by patients concomitantly receiving prescription drugs, which can result in potentially serious drug-herb interactions. This is particularly true for St. John's wort. OBJECTIVE This study was conducted to evaluate pharmacists and natural health product retailers' knowledge on this topic. METHODS An interviewer approached 24 pharmacists and 6 natural health product retailers to obtain information regarding St. John's wort… CONTINUE READING

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