Robert B Kirkpatrick

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Interferons (IFNs) have antiviral, antimitogenic, and immunostimulatory effects and are often used in the treatment of viral hepatitis and some neoplasms. Combination pegylated IFN-alpha and ribavirin therapy is currently recommended for the treatment of hepatitis C. Triple therapy, with the addition of a protease inhibitor, such as telaprevir or(More)
Administration of large doses of estrogens has been shown to result in decreased conjugation and increased sulfation of bile acids as well as cholestasis. There have been no previous studies on the effects of low doses of estrogens on these parameters of bile acid metabolism. Therefore, rats were given ethinylestradiol, 0.06 to 600 micrograms/kg/day(More)
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