Clinical herbal interactions with conventional drugs: from molecules to maladies.

@article{Chen2011ClinicalHI,
  title={Clinical herbal interactions with conventional drugs: from molecules to maladies.},
  author={X-W Chen and Erini S Serag and Kevin B. Sneed and Jun-Yu Liang and Helen K. Chew and S-Y Pan and S. Zhou},
  journal={Current medicinal chemistry},
  year={2011},
  volume={18 31},
  pages={
          4836-50
        }
}
Clinical studies and case reports have identified a number of herb-drug interactions potentiated by the concurrent use of herbal medicines with prescription drugs. The purpose of this paper is to discuss the mechanisms and clinical implications of such herb-drug interactions by reviewing published human studies. Both pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic components may be involved in herbdrug interactions, although metabolic induction or inhibition is a common underlying mechanism for many herb… CONTINUE READING

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