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Pharmacokinetic herb-drug interaction study of selected traditional medicines used as complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) for HIV/AIDS
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2015-03)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Introduction The increasing intake of traditional medicines among HIV/AIDS patients in sub-Saharan Africa needs urgent consideration by clinicians and other healthcare providers since the safety of such ...
Inhibition of CYP2B6 by medicinal plant extracts : implication for use of efavirenz and nevirapine-based highly active anti-retroviral therapy (HAART) in resource-limited settings
Highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) has greatly improved health parameters of HIV infected individuals. However, there are several challenges associated with the chronic nature of HAART administration. For populations ...
Inhibitory interactions of Aspalathus linearis (Rooibos) extracts and compounds, aspalathin and Z-2-(β-D-glucopyranosyloxy)-3-phenylpropenoic acid, on cytochromes metabolizing hypoglycemic and hypolipidemic drugs
Rooibos extract, due to its glucose and lipid lowering effects, has potential as a nutraceutical for improvement of metabolic dysfunction. Potential herb-drug interactions as a result of the use of natural products are of ...
Evaluation of drug interaction potential of Labisia pumila (Kacip Fatimah) and its constituents
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Labisia pumila (Kacip Fatimah) is a popular herb in Malaysia that has been traditionally used in a number of women’s health applications such as to improve libido, relieve postmenopausal symptoms, and to ...