Last updated on July 2013

Garlic in Patients With Febrile Neutropenia


Are you eligible to participate in this study?

You may be eligible for this study if you meet the following criteria:

  • Conditions: Neutropenia | Chemotherapy
  • Age: Between 16 - 100 Years
  • Gender: Male or Female
  • Other:
    FN patients expected to have at least 5 days or more of neutropenia will be eligible for
    treatment with garlic compounds AST/ALT ≤ 3 times the upper limit of institutional
    laboratory normal.
    Total bilirubin ≤ 2 times the upper limit of institutional laboratory normal.
    BUN and creatinine should be ≤ 3 times the upper limit of institutional laboratory normal.
    Newly diagnosed as well as previously treated patients will be eligible.

You may not be eligible for this study if the following are true:

  • History of clinically significant liver or kidney disease.
    Patients on anti-coagulation therapy with Coumadin will be excluded because of the
    potential garlic interference with metabolism.
    Patients receiving concomitant chemotherapeutic treatment

Recruitment Status: Open


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