clofibrate


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a drug (trade name Atromid-S) that reduces lipids in the blood serum

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That the responses of rats and humans may differ for some chemicals is further supported by our finding that the PPAR[alpha] agonists clofibrate, fenofibrate, gemfibrozil, benziodarone, and benzbromarone up-regulate pathways associated with PPAR[alpha] activation only in rat liver, thus providing a potential mechanism underlying the hepatocarcinogenicity of these drugs in rats but not in humans (Lai 2004).
All the neonates were followed up for two days after discharge and were visited in our Outpatient Clinic for further evaluation of icterus and general health as well as probable Clofibrate adverse effects such as nausea, vomiting, urticaria, and anemia.
In the Stockholm Ischemic Heart Disease Secondary Prevention Study, 555 patients post Ml were randomized to IR niacin in combination with clofibrate or placebo and followed for five years.
Some drugs like Clofibrate and estrogen containing pills can be a major risk factor too.
Clofibrate as a hypolipidemic drug is a glucuronosyltransferase inducer which accelerates bilirubin elimination.
Protective effects of clofibrate on isoproterenol-induced myocardial infarction in arteriosclerotic rats.
28) And in a remarkable finding, the activity of the cholesterol-producing enzyme HMG-CoA-reductase (HMGR) was significantly lower in both the resveratrol and the clofibrate group--a noteworthy finding, since reducing HMGR activity is the target of the widely prescribed lipid-lowering medications called statins.
10,19, 20) Four fibrate derivative drugs are currently available, they include: gemfibrozil, fenofibrate, bezafibrate and clofibrate.
Chlorpropamide, carbamazepine and clofibrate are similarly used albeit less frequently.
Drugs that inhibit the hepatic metabolism of sulfonylureas or displace these molecules from plasma protein binding sites (dicoumarol, chloramphenicol, clofibrate, monoamine oxidase inhibitors, sulfaphenazole, phenylbutazone and salicylates, and sulfonamides) can also increase the risk of hypoglycemia.
Drugs commonly prescribed to reduce triglycerides include gemfibrozil (Lopid) and clofibrate (Abitrate).
Ursudeoxycholic acid or clofibrate in the treatment of non-alcohol-induced steatohepatitis: a pilot study.
Many drugs heighten the risk of gallstone formation, including clofibrate, octreotide, ceftriaxone, and estrogens.
injection, to the PPAs, clofibrate (CLO) or the more potent ciprofibrate (CPR), did not exhibit any changes in hepatic microsomal lauric acid hydroxylase (LA-OHase) activities, although kidney microsomal [omega] and [omega]-6 products were increased significantly.
Reduction of myocardial reinfarction by the combined treatment with clofibrate and nicotinic acid.