Joon-Ho Sa

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OBJECTIVE Pitavastatin, a highly potent inhibitor of 3-hydroxy-methylglutarylcoenzyme A reductase, is a known substrate of OATP1B1. Ursodeoxycholic acid (UDCA) inhibits OATP1B1 expression by repressing hepatocyte nuclear factor 1α (HNF1α). Thus, the effects of UDCA on the pharmacokinetics of pitavastatin were investigated in healthy subjects. METHODS An(More)
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