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Potential adverse and allergic reactions from complementary and alternative medicine and dietary supplements.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20525159     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
: Complementary and alternative medicine and dietary supplements are often used by patients. A detailed examination of each preparation used by four patients was carried out. Seven such preparations with the potential to cause bleeding, cardiovascular and central nervous system side effects, and allergic food reactions are described. They were taken by both Asian and Caucasian patients, were purchased locally, and were used for allergic and nonallergic disorders. Inquiry into their use is important to prevent potential adverse and allergic reactions. There should be a higher standard of regulation for such products.
Authors:
Hc George Wong
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2006-06-15
Journal Detail:
Title:  Allergy, asthma, and clinical immunology : official journal of the Canadian Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology     Volume:  2     ISSN:  1710-1492     ISO Abbreviation:  Allergy Asthma Clin Immunol     Publication Date:  2006 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-06-07     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101244313     Medline TA:  Allergy Asthma Clin Immunol     Country:  Canada    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  68-73     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Clinical Professor, University of British Columbia, British Columbia; Vancouver General Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia. hcgwong@telus.net.
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