Stockley's herbal medicines interactions : a guide to the interactions of herbal medicines / Herbal medicines interactions editors, Elizabeth Williamson, Samuel Driver, Karen Baxter - Second edition. - xiii, 512 pages ; 26 cm.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Structure of the publication -- Data selection -- Nomenclature -- Abbreviations -- General considerations -- Incidence of herbal medicines interactions -- Who uses herbal medicines? -- Herbal medicine use in specific patient groups -- Differences in herbal use in specific population groups -- Attitudes to the use of herbal medicines -- Interactions between herbal medicines and conventional drugs -- Variability of herbal medicines -- Mechanisms of interactions -- Pharmocokinetics -- Cytochrome P450 isoenzymes -- Drug transporter proteins -- Pharmacodynamic interactions -- Drawing your own conclusions -- Interaction monographs A to Z by herbal medicinal product.

This book is now in its second edition and remains a unique collaboration between a team of experts in the fields of drug interactions, clinical herbal medicines, phytopharmacovigilance and regulation of herbal medicinal products. It provides a reference text for all healthcare professionals who require evidence-based information on the interactions of conventional medicines with herbal medicines, dietary supplements and nutraceuticals. Stockley's brings together available data on over 190 of the most commonly used herbal medicines, dietary supplements and nutraceuticals in highly structured, rigorously researched, and fully referenced monographs. Extensively updated for this second edition over 40 new monographs have been added for herbal medicines and dietary supplements, including Blue cohosh, Bergamot, Carnitine derivatives, Goat's rue, Hibiscus, Holy basil, Juniper, Kava and Squill. Substantial updates have been undertaken to the standing content, including revisions of the interactions of St John's wort, Milk thistle, Evening primrose oil, Ginkgo and many others.


Dietary supplements
Herb-Drug Interactions
Alternative medicine
Suplementos dietéticos
Interacciones de hierbas y medicamentos
Medicina alternativa

615.7045 / S865 2013