The scary side of ginkgo biloba is no match for an anesthesia superstar: Seizures: Ginkgo biloba, phenytoin, CYP2C19

Shreya Patel, Kirk Lalwani

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Abstract

This case discusses the pharmacokinetic interaction between phenytoin and ginkgo biloba, resulting in breakthrough seizures. Phenytoin is a cytochrome P450 2C19 substrate and Ginkgo biloba is a 2C19 inducer.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationA Case Approach to Perioperative Drug-Drug Interactions
PublisherSpringer New York
Pages925-927
Number of pages3
ISBN (Print)9781461474951, 9781461474944
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 15 2015

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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