G W Elmer
Affiliation: University of Washington
- Behaviour of Saccharomyces boulardii in recurrent Clostridium difficile disease patientsG W Elmer
Department of Medicinal Chemistry, School of Pharmacy, University of Washington, Seattle 98195, USA
Aliment Pharmacol Ther 13:1663-8. 1999..The present study reports the stool concentrations of Saccharomyces boulardii in a patient population with Clostridium difficile disease (CDD) and correlates stool concentrations with efficacy...
- Probiotics: "living drugs"G W Elmer
Medicinal Chemistry, School of Pharmacy, University of Washington, Box 357610, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
Am J Health Syst Pharm 58:1101-9. 2001..Effective use of probiotics could decrease patients' exposure to antimicrobials. Additional controlled studies are needed to clearly define the safety and efficacy of these agents...
- Biotherapeutic agents in the treatment of infectious diarrheaG W Elmer
Department of Medicinal Chemistry, School of Pharmacy, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
Gastroenterol Clin North Am 30:837-54. 2001..However, for many biotherapeutic agents, well-done, placebo-controlled trials still are lacking, and not all types of infectious diarrhea respond to these agents. Continued research in this innovative therapeutic area is warranted...
- The search for a better treatment for recurrent Clostridium difficile disease: use of high-dose vancomycin combined with Saccharomyces boulardiiC M Surawicz
Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, University of Washoington, Seattle, WA USA
Clin Infect Dis 31:1012-7. 2000..Comparison of data from this trial with data from previous studies indicates that recurrent CDD may respond to a short course of high-dose vancomycin or to longer courses of low-dose vancomycin when either is combined with S. boulardii...
- Possible interaction between warfarin and Lycium barbarum LA Y Lam
Department of Pharmacy, University of Washington, Seattle 98104 3031, USA
Ann Pharmacother 35:1199-201. 2001..Additionally, to determine the effect of the tea on CYP2C9, the isoenzyme responsible for the metabolism of S-warfarin...