Increases in Liver Injury Related to Herbal and Dietary Supplements — Physician’s First Watch

Researchers analyzed registry data from some 800 patients with liver injury either from medications excluding acetaminophen or herbal and dietary supplements. In the first 2 years of the registry, 7% of cases were due to herbal and dietary supplements, a proportion that increased to 20% a decade later. Hepatotoxicity from non-bodybuilding-related supplements required liver transplantation more often than injury from conventional drugs 13% vs. 3%; there were no cases of liver transplantation associated with bodybuilding supplements.

via Increases in Liver Injury Related to Herbal and Dietary Supplements — Physician’s First Watch.

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