Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9303095202007Plant-Drug InteractionsElective114
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of this course, to povide for students gaining experience and data on potential interactions and undesired effects while using plant origined products.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Yrd. Doç. Dr. M. Zeki Haznedaroğlu
Learning Outcomes
1To be capable of recognizing and evaluating interactions and undesired effects of the commonly used plant origined products.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Investigation and studying methods of plant drug interactions; plants to be used with caution, plants that causes alergy, plants that have effect on gastrointestinal systems, plants to be used with caution during pregnancy and lactation; possible interactions of the commonly used herbal products.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Investigation and studying methods of plant drug interactions.
2Plants to be used with caution, plants that causes alergy, plants that have effect on gastrointestinal systems, plants to be used with caution during pregnancy and lactation.
3Possible interactions of the commonly used herbal products: Hypericum perforatum,
4Possible interactions of the commonly used herbal products: Piper methysticum
5Possible interactions of the commonly used herbal products: Passiflora incarnata, Valeriana officinalis
6Possible interactions of the commonly used herbal products: Allium sativum, Crataegus sp.
7Possible interactions of the commonly used herbal products: Aesculus hippocastanum
8Possible interactions of the commonly used herbal products: Ginkgo biloba
9Possible interactions of the commonly used herbal products: Aloe sp.
10Possible interactions of the commonly used herbal products: Plantago lanceolata, Senna sp.
11Possible interactions of the commonly used herbal products: Curcuma sp., Glycyrrhiza sp.
12Mid term examination
13Possible interactions of the commonly used herbal products: Serenoa repens, Taraxacum officinale
14Possible interactions of the commonly used herbal products: Paullinia cupana, Ephedra sinica
15Seminar presentation discussion on case studies.
16Final Examination
Recommended or Required Reading
The essential guide to herbal safety, Simon Mills,Kerry Bone, Elsevier, 2005.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
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End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination155
Final Examination12020
Attending Lectures14228
Criticising Paper155
Self Study12224
Reading14228
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)110
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* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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