The co-use of conventional drugs and herbs among patients in Norwegian general practice: a cross-sectional study

@inproceedings{Djuv2013TheCO,
  title={The co-use of conventional drugs and herbs among patients in Norwegian general practice: a cross-sectional study},
  author={Ane Djuv and Odd Georg Nilsen and Aslak Steinsbekk},
  booktitle={BMC complementary and alternative medicine},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND Different patient groups are known to use herbal remedies and conventional drugs concomitantly (co-use). This poses a potential risk of herb-drug interaction through altering the drug's pharmacokinetics or pharmacodynamics. Little is known about co-use among patients in general practice. The primary aim of this study was to compare patients in general practice that co-use herbal remedies and conventional drugs with those who do not. The secondary aim was to register the herb-drug… CONTINUE READING
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