clofibrate


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clofibrate

(ˌkləʊˈfaɪbreɪt; ˌkləʊˈfɪbreɪt)
n
(Medicine) a medication used in the treatment of heart disease
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Noun1.clofibrate - a drug (trade name Atromid-S) that reduces lipids in the blood serumclofibrate - a drug (trade name Atromid-S) that reduces lipids in the blood serum; used to treat some cardiovascular diseases
medicament, medication, medicinal drug, medicine - (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
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clofibrate

n clofibrato
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The fibric acid, and omega-3 fatty acid derivatives segment comprises generic drugs such as Fenofibrate, Clofibrate, and Bezafibrate.
However, when the human TAS1R3 receptor was blocked in the engineered mice by adding the drug clofibrate to the rodents' diet, thus leaving the mice without any functional TAS1R3 or GNAT3 proteins, the males became sterile due to malformed and fewer sperm.
Today, the use of synthetic fats and chemical drugs such as Lovastatin, Clofibrate, Gemfibrozil, nicotinic acid and is widely prevalent in industrialized societies and is urbanized.
Clofibrate was used in a third group and completed the study, but showed no benefit in cardiovascular outcomes.
Some drugs like Clofibrate and estrogen containing pills can be a major risk factor too.
Protective effects of clofibrate on isoproterenol-induced myocardial infarction in arteriosclerotic rats.
Hepatic peroxisome proliferation: induction by two novel compounds structurally unrelated to clofibrate.
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.
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.