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World J Hepatol. Jan 27, 2014; 6(1): 9-16
Published online Jan 27, 2014. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v6.i1.9
Table 1 Herbal supplements to discontinue and/or avoid while taking hepatitis C virus treatment
Herbal ProductEffect
Milk thistle (Silybum marianum)Concomitant use of milk thistle may result in increased plasma concentrations of simeprevir
St. John’s wort (Hypericum perforatum)Concomitant use of St. John’s wort may result in decreased plasma concentrations of telaprevir, boceprevir, simeprevir and sofosbuvir