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PEHSU Grand Rounds | Herbal Products and Related Toxicity – August 21, 2019 at 1pm ET

posted on Aug 13, 2019
During this webinar, Dr. Smolinske, from the Region 6, New Mexico Poison & Drug Information Center will discuss the regulations behind herbal products, few popular herbal supplements, and their associated toxicity and allergic reactions.

 

Title: Herbal Products and Related Toxicity

Date: Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Time: 1:00pm EDT

Presenter:  Susan C. Smolinske, PharmD, DABAT, FACCT, Director, New Mexico Poison & Drug Information Center, PEHSU Region 6

Learning Objectives:

By the end of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Understand the DSHEA regulation and amendments
  • Discuss contamination and quality issues with herbal supplements
  • Know the herbs most likely to cause Type I allergic reactions
  • Describe the liver toxicity from pennyroyal and kava kava
  • Describe the CNS toxicity from alpha lipoic acid
  • Explain several toxicological problems with Ginkgo biloba