publication . Article . 2012

P04.13. Population-based case-control study of Chinese herbal products containing ephedra and cardiovascular disease risk.

N Hu; M Hou; L Chang; Yueh Min Lin;
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  • Published: 01 Jun 2012 Journal: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, volume 12 (eissn: 1472-6882, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Springer Nature
Results There were 1,120 case subjects and 41,409 control subjects in the final analysis. There was a significant reduction of CVD development for consuming ephedrarelated CHP (OR=0.183, p<0.001). Only three items (Xiao Xu Ming Shang OR=2.212, p<0.001; Gui Qi Shao Yao Zhi Mu Shang OR=1.701, p<0.001; She Gan Ma Huang Shang OR=1.441, p=0.006) out of a total of 24 ephedra-related CHP were associated with the risk of CVD development. No statistically linear dose-response relationship was observed with the prescribed dose of ephedra.
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