Progress of Short-term Herbal Medicine Administration for Hypertriglyceridemia: a Case Report

Bo-min Kim, Hee-geun Jo
2019 The Journal of Internal Korean Medicine  
Objectives: This study reported the progress of herbal medicine administration for hypertriglyceridemia. Methods: Patients diagnosed with hypertriglyceridemia were treated with Taiyintiaowei decoction three times a day. After the triglyceride level dropped, we prescribed Wujisan decoction three times a day to maintain the normal range of triglycerides. Results: The patients' blood triglyceride level decreased from 432 mg/dL to 113 mg/dL. The triglyceride level remained steady in the normal
more » ... in the normal range. Adverse events were not observed. Conclusions: Herbal medicines may be effective in controlling hypertriglyceridemia. Further studies on related topics are needed.
doi:10.22246/jikm.2019.40.3.517 fatcat:7h734tcijzdcjf6cp7o7ew7c6y