The study of drug interactions between herbal medicine and drugs
- At: 2008 FIP Congress in Basel (Switzerland)
- Type: Poster
- By: FU, Yung-Huei (Taipei Medical University, Taipei, China Taiwan)
- Co-author(s): Pao, Li-Heng (School of Pharmacy, National Defense Medicine Center, China Taiwan)
Hsu, Kuang-Yang (Taipei Medical University, TAIPEI, China Taiwan)
P-glycoprotein (P-gp), ABC transporter ABCB1, is widely expressed in the epithelial cells of tissue, especially in the intestine, which is one of critical factors in drug absorption and disposition. P-gp mediated drug efflux is a major factor contributing to the variance of absorption and distribution of many drugs. Drug-food and drug-herb.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.