The Effect of Yokukansan, a Traditional Herbal Preparation Used for the Behavioral and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia, on the Drug-Metabolizing Enzyme Activities in Healthy Male Volunteers.

Abstract

The concomitant use of herb and prescription medications is increasing globally. Herb-drug interactions are therefore a clinically important problem. Yokukansan (YKS), a Japanese traditional herbal medicine, is one of the most frequently used herbal medicines. It is effective for treating the behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia. We… (More)
DOI: 10.1248/bpb.b16-00248

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@article{Soraoka2016TheEO, title={The Effect of Yokukansan, a Traditional Herbal Preparation Used for the Behavioral and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia, on the Drug-Metabolizing Enzyme Activities in Healthy Male Volunteers.}, author={Hiromi Soraoka and Kentaro Oniki and Kazuki Matsuda and Tatsumasa Ono and Kosuke Taharazako and Yoshihiro Uchiyashiki and Ryoko Kamihashi and Ayana Kita and Ayaka Takashima and Kazuko Nakagawa and Norio Yasui-Furukori and Daisuke Kadowaki and Keishi Miyata and Junji Saruwatari}, journal={Biological & pharmaceutical bulletin}, year={2016}, volume={39 9}, pages={1468-74} }