16. Drug Interactions with Garlic and Ginger Supplements

  1. Amitava Dasgupta3 and
  2. Catherine A. Hammett-Stabler4
  1. Charbel Abou-Diwan1 and
  2. James Ritchie2

Published Online: 28 OCT 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470910108.ch16

Herbal Supplements: Efficacy, Toxicity, Interactions with Western Drugs, and Effects on Clinical Laboratory Tests

Herbal Supplements: Efficacy, Toxicity, Interactions with Western Drugs, and Effects on Clinical Laboratory Tests

How to Cite

Abou-Diwan, C. and Ritchie, J. (2010) Drug Interactions with Garlic and Ginger Supplements, in Herbal Supplements: Efficacy, Toxicity, Interactions with Western Drugs, and Effects on Clinical Laboratory Tests (eds A. Dasgupta and C. A. Hammett-Stabler), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470910108.ch16

Editor Information

  1. 3

    University of Texas Medical School, Houston, TX, USA

  2. 4

    The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA

  2. 2

    Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 OCT 2010
  2. Published Print: 20 DEC 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470433508

Online ISBN: 9780470910108

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Keywords:

  • drug interactions with garlic and ginger supplements;
  • combined usage of herbal supplements - with therapeutic drugs raising potential of pharmacokinetic and/or pharmacodynamic herb–drug interactions;
  • garlic effect - on antiretroviral drugs, Saquinavir and Ritonavir

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Regulatory Aspect

  • Herb–Drug Interaction

  • Garlic(Allium Sativum)

  • Ginger(Zingiber Officinale)

  • Conclusion

  • References