Dietary Supplements: Toxicology and Clinical Pharmacology by Melanie Johns Cupp (auth.), Melanie Johns Cupp PharmD, BCPS,

By Melanie Johns Cupp (auth.), Melanie Johns Cupp PharmD, BCPS, Timothy S. Tracy PhD (eds.)

While revenues of supplements have skyrocketed in recent times, information regarding their protection and efficacy in people is mostly sparse compared to what's on hand for pharmaceuticals. supplements: Toxicology and medical Pharmacology offers, in either accomplished and precis codecs, a wealth of aim details for a variety of important nonherbal supplements. The supplementations particular have been selected for his or her recognition, toxicity, and the amount and caliber of knowledge on hand, and comprise such recognized brokers as DHEA,
androstenedione and different over the counter steroids, coenzyme Q10, fish oil, glucosamine and chondroitin, chitosan, chromium picolinate, creatine, vanadyl sulfate, comparable, and melatonin. extra assurance is given to colloidal silver, shark cartilage, germanium, pink yeast rice extract, l-tryptophan, N,N-dimethylglycine, GHB and GBL, huperzine, hydrazine, methylsulfonylmethane, and pyruvate. every one monograph discusses the heritage of the compound; its chemical constitution; its present and promoted makes use of, assets, and chemical composition; and its toxicity, pharmacokinetics, and physiological position. additionally provided are case experiences in their hostile results and interactions, in addition to details on their reproductive results, chemical and biofluid research, and regulatory prestige. every one bankruptcy relies on unique reviews released in respected peer-reviewed journals, in addition to on meta-analyses, systematic reports, or different fine quality checks by means of famous experts.
Authoritative and target, supplements: Toxicology and scientific Pharmacology bargains physicians, pharmacologists, pharmacists, toxicologists, and health workers a treasure trove of uncommon-but reliable-scientific and medical details at the toxicity and usability of present day major nonherbal nutritional supplements.

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