Table 2: Numbers of patients who were exposed to different mistletoe preparations and adverse drug reactions that occurred.

PreparationPatientsADRs*Relative frequency of ADRs (%)#Types of ADRs

Abnoba viscum (n.s.)2
Abnoba viscum Abietis15
Abnoba viscum Aceris2
Abnoba viscum Amygdali2
Abnoba viscum Crataegi1
Abnoba viscum Fraxini1337 (10)5.3Local reaction × 2, pruritus × 2, urticaria × 2, pyrexia, myalgia, hypoaesthesia oral, paraesthesia
Abnoba viscum Mali2
Abnoba viscum Pini4
Abnoba viscum Quercus71 (1)14.3Rash
Total Abnoba viscum1618 (11)5.0
Helixor (n.s.)50
Helixor Abietis1062 (2)2.8Urticaria, pruritus
Helixor Mali1878 (12)4.3Pyrexia × 5, pruritus × 2, fatigue, infusion site inflammation, headache, hypersensitivity × 2
Helixor Pini51
Total Helixor32110 (15)3.1
Iscador (n.s.)4
Iscador Mali8 1 (2)12.5Pyrexia × 2
Iscador Mali c. Arg.1
Iscador Mali special82 (3)25.0Pyrexia, vomiting, chills
Iscador Pini2
Iscador Quercus91 (1)11.1Pyrexia
Iscador Quercus special8
Iscador Ulmi c. Hg2
Total Iscador404 (6)10.0


Number of patients to have an ADR followed by the total number of ADRs in brackets.
#Percentage of patients exposed to that preparation type who had an ADR.
n.s.: not specified.