Bioavailability of a Sustained Release Formulation of Curcumin.

  title={Bioavailability of a Sustained Release Formulation of Curcumin.},
  author={Doddabele Madhavi and Daniel Kagan},
  journal={Integrative medicine},
  volume={13 3},
CONTEXT Curcumin has a number of beneficial effects, such as functioning as a potent antioxidant,1 anti-inflammatory, 2 and anticancer agent. Because of its poor oral bioavailability, very high oral doses and repeated dosing have been used to obtain effective plasma levels, with mixed results. High doses of curcumin may cause gastric disturbance, often resulting in poor patient compliance. OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to compare the relative bioavailability of MicroActive… CONTINUE READING


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