Herbal hepatitis due to use of alternative medicines for Lyme disease

We report a case in which Lyme disease was treated with an herbal mixture due to protracted symptoms despite intravenous antibiotics. This mixture was associated with hepatotoxicity. General providers should be aware of the fact that homeopathic remedies may be associated with hepatotoxicity, and herbalists need better understanding of the safety risks of the individual components in remedy mixtures.PMID:34970053 | PMC:PMC8682861 | DOI:10.1080/08998280.2021.1974272
Source: Baylor University Medical Center Proceedings - Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Source Type: research

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We report a case in which Lyme disease was treated with an herbal mixture due to protracted symptoms despite intravenous antibiotics. This mixture was associated with hepatotoxicity. General providers should be aware of the fact that homeopathic remedies may be associated with hepatotoxicity, and herbalists need better understanding of the safety risks of the individual components in remedy mixtures.PMID:34970053 | PMC:PMC8682861 | DOI:10.1080/08998280.2021.1974272
Source: Baylor University Medical Center Proceedings - Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Source Type: research
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