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Possible Interaction: Vitamin E and Artemisinin


Vitamin E

Research Papers that Mention the Interaction

Iron probably catalyzes the generation of free radicals from artemisinin since alpha-tocopherol antagonizes the thiol-oxidizing activity of artemisinin and since a spin-trapped free radical signal can be seen by electron paramagnetic resonance only when artemisinin is incubated in the presence of iron.
Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy  •  1993  |  View Paper
In contrast, catalase, dithiothreitol and alpha-tocopherol reduced the effectiveness of qinghaosu in vitro.
Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene  •  1987  |  View Paper