Garlic I: More than just bad breath: Fatal Forty DDI: Garlic, ritonavir, CYP3A4, P-glycoprotein

Vincent Lew, Kirk Lalwani

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Abstract

This case discusses a pharmacokinetic interaction between ritonavir and garlic resulting in abdominal distress. Ritonavir is a cytochrome P450 3A4 and/or P-glycoprotein substrate and garlic is a 3A4 and/or P-glycoprotein inhibitor.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationA Case Approach to Perioperative Drug-Drug Interactions
PublisherSpringer New York
Pages953-955
Number of pages3
ISBN (Print)9781461474951, 9781461474944
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 15 2015

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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