Hepatotoxicity of herbal medicines, vitamins, and natural hepatotoxins

Lawrence U. Liu, Thomas D. Schiano

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This chapter discusses the increasing use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), vitamins, and natural hepatotoxins and why hepatotoxicity has become a major problem associated with these treatments. Diagnosis, treatment, and the pathophysiology of hepatotoxicity from these agents are outlined. Examples of specific hepatotoxic products are cited, and drug-product interactions pertinent to patients having chronic liver disease are reviewed.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationDrug-Induced Liver Disease, Second Edition
PublisherCRC Press
Number of pages22
ISBN (Electronic)9781420021141
ISBN (Print)9780849398964
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2007


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