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Interactions between herbal medicines and prescribed drugs: a systematic review.

@article{Izzo2001InteractionsBH,
  title={Interactions between herbal medicines and prescribed drugs: a systematic review.},
  author={A. Izzo and E. Ernst},
  journal={Drugs},
  year={2001},
  volume={61 15},
  pages={
          2163-75
        }
}
  • A. Izzo, E. Ernst
  • Published 2001
  • Medicine
  • Drugs
  • Despite the widespread use of herbal medicines, documented herb-drug interactions are sparse. We have reviewed the literature to determine the possible interactions between the seven top-selling herbal medicines (ginkgo, St John's wort, ginseng, garlic, echinacea, saw palmetto and kava) and prescribed drugs. Literature searches were performed using the following databases: Medline (via Pubmed), Cochrane Library, Embase and phytobase (all from their inception to July 2000). All data relating to… CONTINUE READING
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