Abstract: Provided herein are ginsenoside compositions comprising at least 10% (w/w) of a protopanaxadiol type of ginsenoside suitable for administration to a subject. Also provided are methods using the ginsenoside compositions for reducing acetaldehyde concentrations, preventing or ameliorating a symptom of elevated acetaldehyde concentration, or reducing the risk of diseases or disorders caused by the intake of ethyl alcohol.
Abstract: Provided herein are methods of administering 4-methylpyrazole (4-MP), or physiologically acceptable salts thereof, to subjects of genetic subpopulations expressing specific polymorphisms of the alcohol dehydrogenase and aldehyde dehydrogenase genes. Also provided herein are methods to prevent or ameliorate ethanol intolerance, reduce or ameliorate symptoms associated with acetaldehyde accumulation accompanying ethanol consumption, or reduce the risk of diseases or disorders caused by consumption of ethanol, comprising administering 4-MP, or physiologically acceptable salts thereof, to subjects of these subpopulations.
June 21, 2012
December 20, 2012
RAPTOR THERAPEUTICS INC.
Thomas E. Daley, Elizabeth C. Squiers, Kin-Hung Peony Yu