Dietary Supplements: Toxicology and Clinical Pharmacology / Edition 1

Dietary Supplements: Toxicology and Clinical Pharmacology / Edition 1

by Melanie Johns Cupp
     
 

ISBN-10: 158829014X

ISBN-13: 9781588290144

Pub. Date: 12/28/2002

Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York, LLC

This book serves as a gold mine of well-organized scientific information about the toxicology and clinical pharmacology of dietary supplements. Written by scientific professionals, this book presents in an accessible format the latest scientific findings about popular and/or toxic supplements. Using reliable, peer-reviewed data, these specialists describe in detail

Overview

This book serves as a gold mine of well-organized scientific information about the toxicology and clinical pharmacology of dietary supplements. Written by scientific professionals, this book presents in an accessible format the latest scientific findings about popular and/or toxic supplements. Using reliable, peer-reviewed data, these specialists describe in detail the pharmacology and toxicology of each supplement, including clinical and pathological findings from clinical trials and case reports of adverse effects, pharmacokinetics, methods of chemical and biofluids analysis. With the widespread use of nutritional supplements throughout the world, this book will be essential reading for physicians treating patients who take supplements, pharmacists, toxicologists, pharmacologists and nutritionists and dietitians on a daily basis.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781588290144
Publisher:
Springer-Verlag New York, LLC
Publication date:
12/28/2002
Series:
Forensic Science and Medicine Series
Edition description:
2003
Pages:
410
Product dimensions:
6.69(w) x 9.84(h) x 0.05(d)

Table of Contents

Part I. Legal/Regulatory Aspects of Dietary Supplements

Chapter 1. Legal/Regulatory Aspects of Dietary Supplements
Melanie Johns Cupp. Summary

Part II. Monographs

Chapter 1. Androstenedione and Other Over-the-Counter Steroids
Jason L. Duncan, Melanie Johns Cupp, and Timothy S. Tracy

History
Chemical Structure
Current Promoted Uses
Sources and Chemical Composition
Products Available. Physiologic Role
Clinical Studies
Pharmacokinetics
Adverse Effects and Toxicity
Interactions
Reproduction
Chemical and Biofluid Analysis
Regulatory Status
Summary

Chapter 2. Chitosan
Kimberly Novak, Melanie Johns Cupp, and Timothy S. Tracy

History
Chemical Structure
Current Promoted Uses
Sources and Chemical Composition
Products Available
Animal Data
Clinical Studies
Pharmacokinetics
Adverse Effects and Toxicity
Interactions
Reproduction
Chemical and Biofluid Analysis
Regulatory Status
Summary

Chapter 3. Chromium Picolinate
Aleshia R. Haslacker, Melanie Johns Cupp, and Timothy S. Tracy

History
Chemical Structure
Current Promoted Uses
Sources and Chemical Composition
Products Available
Animal Data
Clinical Studies
Lipid Levels
Body Composition and Strength
Diabetes
Pharmacokinetics
Adverse Effects and Toxicity
Interactions. Reproduction
Biofluid Analysis
Regulatory Status
Summary

Chapter 4. Coenzyme Q10 (Ubiquinone, Ubidecarenone)
Melanie Johns Cupp and Timothy S. Tracy

History
Chemical Structure
Current Promoted Uses
Sources and Chemical Composition
Products Available
Physiologic Role
In Vitro Effects and Animal Data
Clinical Studies
Heart Failure
Heart Surgery
Hypertension
Cancer
Doxorubicin-InducedCardiotoxicity
Hyperlipidemia
Diabetes
Exercise Capacity
Myopathies
Periodontal Disease
Photoaging
Sperm Function
Primary Biliary Cirrhosis
Immune Function
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Huntington's Disease
Migraine
Pharmacokinetics
Adverse Effects and Toxicity
Interactions
Reproduction
Chemical and Biofluid Analysis
Regulatory Status
Summary

Chapter 5. Colloidal Silver
Melanie Johns Cupp and Timothy S. Tracy

History
Chemical Structure
Current Promoted Uses
Sources and Chemical Composition
In Vitro Effects
Clinical Data
Adverse Effects and Toxicity
Interactions
Reproduction
Chemical and Biofluid Analysis
Regulatory Status
Summary

Chapter 6. Creatine Monohydrate
Nancy Romanchak, Melanie Johns Cupp, and Timothy S. Tracy

History
Chemical Structure
Current Promoted Uses
Sources and Chemical Composition
Products Available
Physiologic Role
In Vitro Effects and Animal Data
Clinical Studies
Inborn Errors of Metabolism
Enhancement of Athletic Performance
Cardiovascular Effects
Pharmacokinetics
Adverse Effects and Toxicity
Interactions
Reproduction
Chemical and Biofluid Analysis
Regulatory Status
Summary

Chapter 7. Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) (Prasterone)
John Edward Pope, Melanie Johns Cupp, and Timothy S. Tracy

History
Chemical Structure
Current Promoted Uses
Sources and Chemical Composition
Products Available
Physiologic Effects
In Vitro Effects and Animal Data
Clinical Studies
Exercise Performance
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Replacement in Aging
Depression
HIV/AIDS
Other Clinical Studies
Pharmacokinetics
Adverse Effects and Toxicity
Interactions
Reproduction
Chemical and Bio

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