TITLE

Pycnogenol for chronic venous insufficiency

AUTHOR(S)
Nuzum, Donald S.; Gebru, Tsion T.; Kouzi, Samir A.
PUB. DATE
September 2011
SOURCE
American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy;9/1/2011, Vol. 68 Issue 17, p1589
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the use of pycnogenol in the treatment of chronic venous insufficiency (CVI), and discusses the results of several clinical trials on the drug. It mentions that CVI is a vascular disorder which causes edema and venous stasis ulcers, and states that oral administration of pycnogenol, extracted from French maritime pine bark, helps improve CVI. The article also explores the chemistry, pharmacology and drug interactions of pycnogenol.
ACCESSION #
65535906

 

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