Hyperforin in St. John’s wort drug interactions

  title={Hyperforin in St. John’s wort drug interactions},
  author={R. Madabushi and B. Frank and B. Drewelow and H. Derendorf and V. Butterweck},
  journal={European Journal of Clinical Pharmacology},
  • R. Madabushi, B. Frank, +2 authors V. Butterweck
  • Published 2006
  • Medicine
  • European Journal of Clinical Pharmacology
  • Recently, interactions of herbal medicines with synthetic drugs came into focus of particular interest. In the past 3 years, more than 50 papers were published regarding interactions between St. John’s wort (Hypericum perforatum L.; SJW) and prescription drugs. Co-medication with SJW resulted in decreased plasma concentrations of a number of drugs including amitriptyline, cyclosporine, digoxin, indinavir, irinotecan, warfarin, phenprocoumon, alprazolam, dextrometorphane, simvastatin, and oral… CONTINUE READING
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