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Compilation of herbal plants (description, geographical distribution, taxonomy, line drawings), biodiversity and herbarium.

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Description of herbal and T&CM research, searchable publication and process from medicinal plant discovery to clinical trial in producing a high-quality registered herbal drug.

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Traditional & Complementary Medicine (T&CM)

 

Definition and description of therapies, policy, training and education, research in the practise of (T&CM) and integrated medicine system.           

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How Vitamin A interacts with Bile acid sequestrants

Interaction type: Interactions

Interaction rating: Proven

These medications decrease the absorption of fat-soluble nutrients such as vitamin A. Supplementation with the affected nutrient(s) may be necessary. (1) (2)

These drugs include cholestyramine, colestipol, colesevelam

References

  1. Longenecker JB, Basu SG. Effect of Cholestyramine on Absorption of Amino Acids and Vitamin A in Man. Fed Proc. 1965;24:375.
  2. View Abstract: Schwarz KB, et al. Fat-soluble Vitamin Concentrations in Hypercholesterolemic Children Treated with Colestipol. Pediatrics. Feb1980;65(2):243-50.

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Consumer Data

Consumer data including medicinal herbs, dietary supplement monographs, health condition monographs and interactions and depletions.                                    

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Professional data organized into medicinal herbs, dietary supplement monographs, health condition monographs, T&CM herbs, formulas, health conditions, interactions and depletions.

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