Ephedra Accounts For 64% Of AEs, But Only .82% Of Herbal Sales – Study
This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet
Herbal supplements containing ephedra were associated with the majority of adverse events reported in 2001 despite representing a minute fraction of botanical sales that year, according to a recent study
You may also be interested in...
Even if 15% of adverse event reports are removed from consideration in the recent Annals of Internal Medicine study on ephedra safety compared with other herbals, "then relative risks we calculated remain exactly the same," the study author states in a letter published in the Sept. 2 issue of the journal
Almost 14% of dietary supplement adverse events reported to poison control centers included in an analysis involved children under age 12, according to a study published in the Jan. 11 issue of The Lancet
Finalization of a settlement between the Federal Trade Commission and Rexall Sundown regarding unsupported cellulite treatment claims for the firm's Cellasene dietary supplement hinges upon approval of two related class action settlements pending in California and Florida, according to FTC