Clinical Study of a Multivitamin and Polymineral Complex Associated With Panax ginseng Extract (Natus Gerin (R))

Clinical Study of a Multivitamin and Polymineral Complex Associated With Panax ginseng Extract (Natus Gerin (R))

Author Perazzo, Fábio Ferreira Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Souza, Gustavo Henrique Martins Ferreira Google Scholar
Maistro, Edson Luis Google Scholar
Rodrigues, Marcelo Google Scholar
Fonseca, Fernando Luiz Affonso Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Carvalho, José Carlos Tavares Google Scholar
Institution Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP)
Univ Fed Ouro Preto
Univ Estadual Paulista
Ctr Univ Fundacao Inst Ensino Osasco
Univ Fed Amapa
Abstract This study aimed to stablish the efficacy of a multivitamin and polyminerals supplemented with Panax ginseng extract (Natus Gerin(R)) on patients subjected to common physical or mental stress. Patients were randomly divided in two groups and underwent a thorough clinical examination. Group A received Natus Gerin(R) capsules and B placebo capsules. Two capsules were taken daily during meals during four weeks. Mood and physical activity were evaluated through a questionnaire assessing quality of life. From the 176 patients enrolled, 17 were excluded due to voluntary withdrawal, 81 completed the study in group A and 78 in group B. The treatment with Natus Gerin(R) increased the quality of life when compared to placebo. After 15 and 30 days, group A showed a significant increase in average scoring score from 1.78 to 3.78, and finally 5.32 points. The study has shown that the daily use of Natus Gerin(R) can be effective in improving quality of life in patients suffering from physical and mental stress.
Keywords Mineral
Mood
Panax ginseng
Sexual activity
Vitamin
Language English
Date 2011-08-01
Published in Latin American Journal Of Pharmacy. La Plata: Colegio Farmaceuticos Provincia De Buenos Aires, v. 30, n. 6, p. 1229-1233, 2011.
ISSN 0326-2383 (Sherpa/Romeo, impact factor)
Publisher Colegio Farmaceuticos Provincia De Buenos Aires
Extent 1229-1233
Origin http://www.latamjpharm.org/resumenes/30/6/LAJOP_30_6_2_6.pdf
Access rights Closed access
Type Article
Web of Science ID WOS:000296990200029
URI http://repositorio.unifesp.br/11600/44848

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