Short Communication GREEN TEA (CAMELLIA SINENSIS) EXTRACT DOES NOT ALTER CYTOCHROME P450 3A4 OR 2D6 ACTIVITY IN HEALTHY VOLUNTEERS

  • Published 2004

Abstract

Green tea extract is a widely used dietary supplement. The objective of this study was to assess the influence of a decaffeinated green tea (DGT; Camellia sinensis) extract on the activity of the drug-metabolizing enzymes cytochrome P-450 2D6 and 3A4. Probe drugs dextromethorphan (30 mg, CYP2D6 activity) and alprazolam (ALPZ; 2 mg, CYP3A4 activity) were… (More)

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