Hale Zerrin Toklu

Hale Zerrin Toklu

1200 Newell Drive, P.O. Box 100267, Gainesville, FL 32610-0267

  • Short Commentary
    Pharmacovigilance of Herbal Medicine: Herbavigilance
    Author(s): Hale Zerrin TokluHale Zerrin Toklu

    Many patients use herbs/herbal supplements as an alternative and or adjunct to their prescribed medicine. Herbal products are preferred by population, because they are natural; and they are believed to be “safe” and “have less side effects” than the “synthetic drugs”. On the other hand, plants contain a number of active ingredients that produce the physiological effect in the body. If an herb/herbal product is claimed to have beneficial effect on a certain health condition, then it must be capable to change the physiological system; i.e., exert a pharmacological response. Therefore, it may likely possess side effects as well... View More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2167-1052.1000208

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