Protective effect of Livex, a herbal formulation against erythromycin estolate induced hepatotoxicity in rats.

@article{Venkateswaran1997ProtectiveEO,
  title={Protective effect of Livex, a herbal formulation against erythromycin estolate induced hepatotoxicity in rats.},
  author={Subramanian Venkateswaran and Leelevinothan Pari and Periaswamy Viswanathan and Venugopal Padmanabhan Menon},
  journal={Journal of ethnopharmacology},
  year={1997},
  volume={57 3},
  pages={161-7}
}
Livex, a compound herbal formulation, was investigated for its possible hepatoprotective effect in Wistar rats against erythromycin estolate induced toxicity. Oral administration of Livex significantly prevented the occurrence of erythromycin estolate induced hepatic damage. The increased level of serum enzymes (aspartate transaminase, alanine transaminase, alkaline phosphatase), bilirubin, serum and tissue cholesterol, triglycerides, phospholipids and free fatty acids observed in rats treated… CONTINUE READING

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