Some Drugs and Herbal Products
Publisher: International Agency for Research on Cancer 2016
Number of pages: 438
This volume of the IARC Monographs provides an assessment of the carcinogenicity of 14 drugs and herbal products. The authors relied on epidemiological studies to evaluate the carcinogenic hazard to humans exposed to the drugs digoxin (widely prescribed for the treatment of chronic heart failure), pioglitazone (used for the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus), and hydrochlorothiazide (used to treat hypertension).
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