Effects of Herbal Supplements on Clinical Laboratory Test Results

Effects of Herbal Supplements on Clinical Laboratory Test Results

by Amitava Dasgupta
     
 

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Herbal supplements are available without prescription in many countries throughout the world. Contrary to the popular belief that herbal remedies are safe and effective, many herbal supplements have known toxicity and can interact with many Western drugs causing increased clearance of such drugs and hence treatment failure. This monograph would provide information

Overview

Herbal supplements are available without prescription in many countries throughout the world. Contrary to the popular belief that herbal remedies are safe and effective, many herbal supplements have known toxicity and can interact with many Western drugs causing increased clearance of such drugs and hence treatment failure. This monograph would provide information on how herbal supplements affect laboratory test results thus patient’s safety. It is a comprehensive and concise guide for laboratory professionals, physicians and other health care professionals.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783110245622
Publisher:
De Gruyter
Publication date:
05/26/2011
Series:
Patient Safety Series
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
124
File size:
784 KB

Meet the Author

Amitava Dasgupta, University of Texas Medical School, Houston, USA.

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