Cancers Treated With Combination of Antrodia Cinnamomea and Chemotherapy— a Double Blinded, Randomized, Placebo-controlled Trial
In our unpublished report shows that patients who took Antrodia Cinnamomea compound of 15
milliliters liquid twice in a day, might help white blood cells, red blood cells and
hemoglobin increase after 2 months; liver glutamic pyruvic transaminase(GPT) index
mitigation, P <0.05 difference statistically; In addition, liver glutamate oxaloacetate
transaminase(GOT) and biochemical index of renal function had no abnormal data
statistically. However, cancer patients with gastrointestinal disorders after chemotherapy
is known to be a common side effect, we seek to investigate if Antrodia Cinnamomea improves
the function of gastrointestinal system.
Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator), Primary Purpose: Treatment
Gastrointestinal symptoms in case group reduces 10% than control group during chemotherapy.
Post-chemotherapy nausea, vomiting and epigastragia, etc. including gastrointestinal symptom/sign without mention above.
Yu-Chiang Hung, MD, PhD
Department of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital - Kaohsiung Medical Center
Taiwan: Department of Health