- Herbal medicines. // Reactions Weekly;4/12/2008, Issue 1197, p23
The article describes the case of a 36-year-old woman who developed acute hepatitis while receiving a Chinese herbal medicine. She was referred to an outpatient clinic with a recent onset of weakness, elevated liver enzymes and a slightly elevated serum bilirubin level of 1.3 mg/dL. At last...
- Fructus psoraleae. // Reactions Weekly;9/26/2009, Issue 1271, p20
The article describes three cases of patients who developed acute hepatitis while receiving treatment with Fructus psoraleae. One of the patients, a 39-year-old man experienced jaundice, anorexia and abdominal discomfort. A 22-year-old male patient has been using Bu-gu-zhi intramuscular...
- Herbal medicines. // Reactions Weekly;1/3/2009, Issue 1233, p15
The article describes the case of a 51-year-old woman who developed hepatitis after drinking a herbal remedy containing Teucrium viscidum for low back pain. Information on the dosage and duration of the herbal therapy is provided. Results of the laboratory tests conducted on the patient are...
- Herbal medicines. // Reactions Weekly;5/7/2011, Issue 1350, p27
The article describes cases of cardiotoxicities from herbal preparations in 12 patients, aged 17-60 years.
- Escitalopram/herbal medicines interaction. // Reactions Weekly;11/13/2010, Issue 1327, p16
The article describes the case of a 26-year-old woman who was admitted to the emergency department with light headedness and palpitations for an hour, possibly related to escitalopram/herbal medicines interaction, referencing a study published in the July-August 2010 issue of the "Journal of the...
- Herbal medicines. // Reactions Weekly;12/1/2012, Issue 1430, p19
The article describes the case of a 46-year-old man who developed renal failure following self administration of Barraztam, a herbal preparation containing Aristolochia longa.
- Centella asiatica. // Reactions Weekly;7/30/2011, Issue 1362, p12
The article describes the case of a 15-year-old girl who developed hepatotoxicity induced by the consumption of a product for acne containing Centella asiatica.
- Herbal medicine. // Reactions Weekly;7/20/2013, Issue 1462, p23
The article presents a case study of a 38-year-old woman who developed pulmonary arterial hypertension while receiving a herbal medicine containing 18 herbal ingredients including ephedra for treatment of obesity.
- Herbal medicines. // Reactions Weekly;10/24/2009, Issue 1275, p17
The article describes the case of a 50-year-old woman who acquired acute hepatitis. The patient developed the said condition while consuming tea with valerian root and taking over-the-counter (OTC) tablets that have dry valerian extract. It was found that the patient has mild fibrosis,...