Austin, Texas (February 5, 2009) The nonprofit American Botanical Council (ABC) has just published a monograph summarizing the scientific and clinical studies of Sinupret, a clinically-tested herbal combination for upper respiratory tract health, including conditions associated with sinusitis and bronchitis. A monograph is a technical paper focusing on one subject.
Studies of Sinupret reviewed in the monograph include four clinical trials regarding acute sinusitis, two clinical trials regarding chronic sinusitis, one meta-analysis of clinical trials evaluating treatment of sinusitis, two clinical trials regarding bronchitis, and a post-marketing surveillance study of patients with bronchitis.
Based on the review of the available scientific and clinical information from these studies, the monograph concludes that Sinupret has a relatively significant level of safety and efficacy data compared to many other natural products intended for use in maintaining the health of sinuses and the upper respiratory tract.
"Year after year Sinupret is one of the top-selling herbal products in Germany, a country where the strong tradition of herbal preparations is combined with modern science," said Mark Blumenthal, founder and executive director of ABC. "Extensive use by millions of people attests to this product's overall safety and effectiveness in the area of upper respiratory tract health."
"The availability of this product, particularly the version for children, comes at a time when millions of parents are concerned about recent government advisories about the safety of conventional over-the-counter cough and cold medications in children," he added. The Food and Drug Administration advised parents not to administer cold and flu remedies to young children under 2 years of age and is reviewing the safety of such products for older children. A leading OTC drug industry trade association has recommended that parents not administer such pro
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