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sho-saiko-to Japanese herbal medicine
A herbal formulation that increases production of tumour necrosis factor, stabilises cell membranes, increases the efficiency of antigen presentation to the immune system, inhibits Epstein-Barr virus, reduces prostaglandin E-induced suppression of white cells, and has been used for chronic hepatitis.
A traditional Chinese and Japanese herbal mixture used to treat chronic hepatitis and other illnesses.
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Ogura T, Odagiri S, Suzuki K, Nagashima T, Minami K, Yamazaki H, Inayama Y(1995) Clinical evaluation of interstitial pneumonitis after administration of interferon and Sho-saiko-to
for chronic hepatitis C.
5 million Japanese patients with hepatitis have been treated with Sho-saiko-to
Saiko-keishi-to 2 45 M bronchial asthma Dai-saiko-to 3 56 F primary biliary cirrhosis Unsei-in 4 46 F Still's disease Sho-saiko-to
5 79 M diabetes Dai-saiko-to 6 83 M dizziness Hochu-ekki-to 7 57 M hyperlipidemia Dai-saiko-to 8 48 F hepatitis C Saiko-keishi-to 9 72 M psoriasis Ougi-kenchu-to 10 50 F primary biliary cirrhosis Keishi-bukuryo-gan 11 76 M gonalgia Touki-inshi 12 45 F headache Saiko-keishi-kankyo-to 13 62 M myasthenia gravis Ouren-gedoku-to 14 62 F polymyositis kyuki-chouketu-in 15 66 M Parkinson's disease Saiko-keishi-to No duration recovery ALT AP T-bil eos% LTT challenge 1 2 mo 2 mo 1057 676 10 1.