Study: Liver damage linked to supplement use increasing

11/6/2013 | MedPage Today (free registration)

Cases of drug-related liver damage linked to use of dietary and herbal supplements grew from 7% to 20% from 2004 through 2012, while the rate of hepatotoxicity from any type of drug use more than doubled, according to a study from Einstein Healthcare Network in Philadelphia. Dr. Donna Seger of the Tennessee Poison Center blamed the fact that dietary and herbal supplements are not regulated by the FDA.

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