Case Study Of Hypericum Perforatum Case

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Case study on:

Drug interaction between St. John Wort (Hypericum Perforatum) extract and Ibuprofen as a possible cause of upper gastrointestinal bleeding.

Author:

Fabrizio Codebo’

Free Lance Remote Healthcare Provider HCPC Registered Paramedic PA34987

65 Federation Road
Plymouth
PL3 6BR
UK

Email address (preferred contact): fabrizio.codebo@yahoo.co.uk

Correspondence address:
C/o
A. Codebo’
Via Della Costa 20 E
Alpignano (To)
Italy.

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Description of the Event
The case refers to a 51 year old Caucasian male employed as a technician aboard a vessel experiencing a sudden onset of four, consecutive episodes of haematemesis. The patient expectorated a total of approximately 80 millilitres of frank blood, within the first 20
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