Liuweiwuling tablets protect against acetaminophen hepatotoxicity: What is the protective mechanism?

Journal Article (Letter)

Study of the effects of natural products, including traditional Chinese Medicines, on acetaminophen hepatotoxicity has gained considerable popularity in recent years, and some of them showed positive results and even promising therapeutic potentials. A recent report suggested that Liuweiwuling tablets protect against acetaminophen hepatotoxicity and promote liver regeneration in a rodent model through alleviating the inflammatory response. However, several concerns exist regarding the limitations of the experimental design and interpretation of the data presented in this manuscript.

Full Text

Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Du, K; Jaeschke, H

Published Date

  • March 21, 2016

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 22 / 11

Start / End Page

  • 3302 - 3304

PubMed ID

  • 27004010

Pubmed Central ID

  • PMC4790008

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 2219-2840

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.3748/wjg.v22.i11.3302


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States