[Mechanisms of actions of statins and fibrates].

Abstract

Statins and fibrates constitute the two major families of hypolipidaemic drugs. Statins are widely used in the treatment of patients with pure hypercholesterolaemias and mixed dyslipidaemias while fibrates are used to treat hypertriglyceridaemias and mixed hyperlipidaemias. Some fibrates efficiently reduce low density-lipoprotein (LDL)-cholesterol. Statins… (More)

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