Herbal medicinals: selected clinical considerations focusing on known or potential drug-herb interactions.

@article{Miller1998HerbalMS,
  title={Herbal medicinals: selected clinical considerations focusing on known or potential drug-herb interactions.},
  author={Lawrence G. Miller},
  journal={Archives of internal medicine},
  year={1998},
  volume={158 20},
  pages={
          2200-11
        }
}
  • L. G. Miller
  • Published 1998
  • Medicine
  • Archives of internal medicine
Herbal medicinals are being used by an increasing number of patients who typically do not advise their clinicians of concomitant use. Known or potential drug-herb interactions exist and should be screened for. If used beyond 8 weeks, Echinacea could cause hepatotoxicity and therefore should not be used with other known hepatoxic drugs, such as anabolic steroids, amiodarone, methotrexate, and ketoconazole. However, Echinacea lacks the 1,2 saturated necrine ring associated with hepatoxicity of… Expand
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