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Limbrel

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Limbrel, Flavocoxid

  • Background
  1. Not recommended due to serious adverse effects and lack of efficacy data
  • Pharmacology
  1. From plant-derived flavinoids
  • Indications
  1. Promoted and sold as a medical food for Osteoarthritis
  • Efficacy
  1. No evidence of benefit
  • Adverse Effects
  1. Acute Hepatitis
    1. Occurs in 1:10,000 patients
    2. Resolves on stopping Limbrel
  2. Hypersensitivity pneumonitis
  • References
  1. (2012) Presc Lett 19(9): 51