Effects of herbal supplements in medicine [electronic resource] / Amitava Dasgupta.
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|Subject:||Materia medica, Vegetable.
Dietary supplements > Side effects.
- Physical Description: xi, 122 p.,  p. of plates : ill. (some col.).
- Publisher: Berlin : De Gruyter, c2011.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:|| Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:|| Commonly used herbal supplements -- Abnormal liver function tests due to use of herbal supplements -- Kelp and thyroid panel -- Interferences in digoxin immunoassays by various herbal supplements -- Interaction of St. John's wort with various drugs -- Which herbs to avoid with warfarin therapy? -- Interaction of ginseng, ginkgo, garlic, and ginger supplements with various drugs -- Interaction of various fruit juices with drugs -- Heavy metal toxicity due to use of Oriental and Ayurvedic medicines -- Unexpected laboratory test results due to contamination of herbal supplements with western drugs -- Moderately toxic and dangerous herbs.
|Reproduction Note:|| Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary, 2011. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ebrary affiliated libraries.