Published in Hepatitis Weekly, September 16th, 1996
"Our report and others in the literature indicate that the clinician should consider herbal medicines as a cause of unexplained liver injury," researcher Abdul Nadir and colleagues wrote ("Acute Hepatitis Associated with the Use of a Chinese Herbal Product, Ma-huang," The American Journal of Gastroenterology, July 1996;91(7):1436-1438).
"This is particularly important, because many patients do not reveal the use of such medicines until specifically asked. A prompt cessation of the potential hepatotoxin is...
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