Toxicity of a standardized mistletoe extract in immunocompromised and healthy individuals.

@article{Wely1999ToxicityOA,
  title={Toxicity of a standardized mistletoe extract in immunocompromised and healthy individuals.},
  author={M van Wely and Matthias Stoss and Robert W Gorter},
  journal={American journal of therapeutics},
  year={1999},
  volume={6 1},
  pages={37-43}
}
Iscador is being used by many patients as unconventional anticancer and immunomodulating therapy. To determine the toxicity profile and biochemical effects of Iscador Qu Spezial (Weleda AG Schwäbisch Gmünd, Germany) in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-positive patients and healthy controls, we performed a phase I/II study. Escalating doses of Iscador Qu Spezial, standardized for its lectin and viscotoxin content, were administered to 16 HIV-positive patients and 8 healthy subjects during a… CONTINUE READING