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Real-world data confirm effectiveness of a thyme-ivy extract combination

From October 2019 to April 2020, the phytopharmaceutical Bronchipret® Drops, which contains a thyme-ivy extract combination (BNO 1200), was investigated in a large, practice-oriented, pharmacy-based o ...

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Author: Claudia B. BittnerEFSM: 2023;3:230009DOI: 10.52778/efsm.23.0009Date: 29.01.2023

Efficacy and safety of fexofenadine in children with allergic rhinitis

Allergic rhinitis is the most common undiagnosed chronic condition in children and negatively affects sleep, school performance and leisure activities. Intranasal corticosteroids and oral antihistamin ...

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Author: Margarita Murrieta-Aguttes, MD, Mohamed Amessou, PhD, MBA and Michele Lheritier-Barrand, MDEFSM: 2023;3:230003DOI: 10.52778/efsm.23.0003Date: 29.01.2023

Onychomycosis guideline update

Self-medication with antimycotic nail polishes plays an important role in Germany due to the numerous OTC drugs available and an increasing number of onychomycosis cases. Older patients in particular ...

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Author: Prof. Dr. med. Peter Mayser and Mareike NiehausEFSM: 2023;3:230001DOI: 10.52778/efsm.23.0001Date: 02.01.2023

Onset of the neutralising action of antacids based on calcium and magnesium carbonate using an …

An in-vitro study

The in-vitro study evaluated the onset of the neutralising action of the antacid Rennie® as compared to a placebo. Among other things, the results showed a rise in the pH of the artificial stomach liq ...

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Author: Sandra Bartylla and Malte GrieswelleEFSM: 2022;2:220160DOI: 10.52778/efsm.22.0160Date: 14.12.2022

Metamizole: A comprehensive approach to its benefit-risk profile

Metamizole is a drug with many years of use in some countries, and a large number of patients are exposed to its pharmacologic effects. The safety assessments have been done decades ago; therefore, it ...

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Author: Waltraud Stromer, PhD and Mariana Palladini, PhDEFSM: 2022;2:220153DOI: 10.52778/efsm.22.0153Date: 02.11.2022

Circadian rhythm and its potential influence on gut motility

The gastrointestinal system exhibits circadian fluctuations in activity that are under control of central and peripheral mechanisms. Disturbance of such rhythms may be associated with symptoms like co ...

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Author: Robert Lange, PhD and Sabine Landes, PhDEFSM: 2022;2:220144DOI: 10.52778/efsm.22.0144Date: 12.09.2022

Self-Healing concept for musculoskeletal pain management: An evidence-based review

International guidelines are commonly integrating complementary and integrative approaches into the management of musculoskeletal pain. This improves overall well-being while concomitantly reducing th ...

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Author: Bill Giannakopoulos, PharmD, Hayet Kechemir, MD, Mohamed Amessou, PhD and Iva Igracki Turudic, MDEFSM: 2022;2:220130DOI: 10.52778/efsm.22.0130Date: 21.08.2022

Meta-analysis and narrative review confirm the benefit of essential phospholipids in non-alcoholic …

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), also known as metabolic associated fatty liver disease or MAFLD, is one of the most common liver diseases worldwide. Although NAFLD is associated with metabo ...

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Author: Lorena Petcu, MD and Branko Popovic, MDEFSM: 2022;2:220121DOI: 10.52778/efsm.22.0121Date: 08.07.2022

Daily intake of Panax ginseng extract (G115®) supplemented with vitamins and minerals reduces …

Fatigue negatively impacts quality of life even in otherwise healthy individuals. Recent systematic reviews provide mechanistic plausibility for these effects. In addition, a recent study demonstrates ...

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Author: Anne-Laure Tardy, PhD and Lionel Noah, PhDEFSM: 2022;2:220115DOI: 10.52778/efsm.22.0115Date: 24.06.2022

Real-world data support the use of essential phospholipids in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

The prevalence of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is increasing worldwide, as are the long-term risks to health of the affected. Alongside changes in lifestyle and diet, pharmacotherapy is ...

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Author: Beata Cywińska-Durczak, MD and Branko Popovic, MDEFSM: 2022;2:220108DOI: 10.52778/efsm.22.0108Date: 09.06.2022