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Journal of Toxicology
Volume 2009, Article ID 287247, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2009/287247
Review Article

Is Senna Laxative Use Associated to Cathartic Colon, Genotoxicity, or Carcinogenicity?

1Departamento de Farmacologia, Instituto de Ciencias Biomédicas, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Chile, 8380453 Independencia, Santiago, Chile
2Departamento de Ciencias Biológicas, Facultad Ciencias de la Salud, Universidad Andrés Bello, República 217, Santiago, Chile
3Sociedad Asturiana de Fitoterapia, 33005 Oviedo, Asturias, Spain
4Facultad de Ciencias de la Salud, Escuela de Medicina, Universidad Católica del Maule, Casilla 617, Talca, Chile

Received 8 June 2009; Accepted 11 August 2009

Academic Editor: Michael Cunningham

Copyright © 2009 M. A. Morales et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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