Potential effects of herbal medicines and nutritional supplements on coagulation in ENT practice.

@article{Javed2008PotentialEO,
  title={Potential effects of herbal medicines and nutritional supplements on coagulation in ENT practice.},
  author={Faisal Javed and A. K. Golagani and H. Thomas Sharp},
  journal={The Journal of laryngology and otology},
  year={2008},
  volume={122 2},
  pages={116-9}
}
BACKGROUND Herbal remedies and other natural supplements have become popular alternative medical therapy. Patients using these products may present to ENT surgeons with epistaxis or with unexpected, excessive peri-operative bleeding. OBJECTIVE The purpose of this review was to consolidate the available data regarding herb-drug interactions and the direct effects of herbal medicines and nutritional supplements in isolation, regarding disturbance in haemostasis, so as to emphasise their… CONTINUE READING