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Berberine Summary

Description: An alkaloid from Hydrastis canadensis L., Berberidaceae. It is also found in many other plants. It is relatively toxic parenterally, but has been used orally for various parasitic and fungal infections and as antidiarrheal.

Also Known As: Umbellatine; Benzo(g)-1,3-benzodioxolo(5,6-a)quinolizinium, 5,6-dihydro-9,10-dimethoxy-

Networked: 778 relevant articles (97 outcomes, 228 trials/studies) for this Bio-Agent

Key Diseases for which Berberine is Relevant

  1. Insulin Resistance : 10 outcomes 7 studies in 36 results
  2. Neoplasms (Cancer) : 6 outcomes 28 studies in 164 results
  3. Breast Neoplasms (Breast Cancer) : 6 outcomes 7 studies in 27 results
  4. Inflammation : 4 outcomes 10 studies in 61 results
  5. Colitis : 4 outcomes 4 studies in 10 results
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Drugs Related to Berberine

  1. Glucose (Dextrose)
  2. Blood Glucose (Blood Sugar)
  3. Insulin (Novolin)
  4. Triglycerides (Triacylglycerol)
  5. Antioxidants
  6. isoquinoline
  7. Cisplatin (Platino)
  8. palmatine
  9. Metformin (Glucophage)
  10. Lipids
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Therapies Related to Berberine

  1. Radiotherapy
  2. Heterologous Transplantation (Xenotransplantation)
  3. Aftercare (After-Treatment)
  4. Immunomodulation
  5. Complementary Therapies (Alternative Medicine)
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