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Milk Thistle

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Milk Thistle, Silybum marianum, Silymarin

  • Uses
  1. Liver disease (Cirrhosis, Hepatitis)
    1. Mixed results in clinical trials
  2. Amanita phalloides Poisoning
    1. Insufficient evidence to date
  • Investigational
  1. Cytoprotection (environmental hazards, Chemotherapy)
  2. Anticarcinogen
  • Adverse Effects
  1. Mild gastrointestinal upset
  • Drug Interactions
  1. No significant interactions
  2. Possible CYP2C9 Inhibitor depending on Genotype
  • Dosing
  1. Optimal dosing not yet established