Therapeutic agents and the liver

a symposium held on 1 June 1964 at the Royal Free Hospital, London. Edited by Neil McIntyre and Sheila Sherlock. by Neil McIntyre

Publisher: Blackwell Scientific Publications in Oxford

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  • Alcohol -- Physiological effect,
  • Drugs -- Physiological effect,
  • Liver

Edition Notes

ContributionsSherlock, Sheila, Dame.
LC ClassificationsQP185 M3 1964
The Physical Object
Number of Pages193
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16850653M

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Full text Full text is available as a scanned copy of the original print version. Get a printable copy (PDF file) of the complete article (K), or click on a page image below to browse page by : Alan H Hunt. This small volume provides an edited account of a symposium on therapeutic agents and the liver held June,at the Royal Free Hospital in London.

Formal presentations consisted of papers on (1) the effect of drugs on hepatic transport, conjugation, and biliary secretion; (2) characteristics of drug reactions on the human liver; and (3) alcohol and the liver.

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Antioxidants as therapeutic agents for liver disease Ashwani K. Singal 1, Sarat C. Jampana and Steven A. Weinman2 1 Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA 2 Department of Internal Medicine, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS, USA Keywords alcoholic liver disease – antioxidants –Cited by: Anthony William, the originator of the global celery juice movement and #1 New York Times best-selling author of Medical Medium Cleanse to Heal, Medical Medium Celery Juice, Medical Medium Liver Rescue, Medical Medium Thyroid Healing, Medical Medium Life-Changing Foods, and Medical Medium, was born with the unique ability to converse with the Missing: Therapeutic agents.

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It can be used. The therapeutic index (TI; also referred to as therapeutic ratio) is a quantitative measurement of the relative safety of a is a comparison of the amount of a therapeutic agent that causes the therapeutic effect to the amount that causes toxicity. The related terms therapeutic window or safety window refer to a range of doses which optimize between efficacy and toxicity, achieving the.).

The major functions of the liver are carbohydrate, protein and fat metabolism, (Subramaniam and Pushpangadan, ). Hepatotoxicity implies chemical-driven liver damage. Certain medicinal agents, when taken in overdoses and sometimes even when introduced within therapeutic.

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