[Bile lipid composition in subjects with blood lipid disorders (types II and IV). Effect of a new hypolipemic drug (Etofibrate)].

Abstract

The biliary lithogenous index before and after treatment with Etofibrate, a new hypolipaemizing substance, has been assessed in dyslipidaemic subjects (ypes II and IV). Etofibrate is the result of the association of a molecule of clofibrate and one of nicotinic acid. An analysis of relative molar concentrations of biliary lipides showed that subjects with type IV and IIb dyslipidaemia produced lithogenous bile in base condition, unlike subjects with type IIa dyslipidaemia. After 28 days of treatment with Etofibrate (900 mg/die) a clear-cut increase was observed in the biliary lithogenous index in all types of dyslipidaemia examined.

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@article{Altomonte1980BileLC, title={[Bile lipid composition in subjects with blood lipid disorders (types II and IV). Effect of a new hypolipemic drug (Etofibrate)].}, author={Lorenzo Altomonte and Geltrude Mingrone and Giovanni Ghirlanda and Raffaele Manna and Antonio Giuseppe Rebuzzi and Mohan Pala and A. V. Greco}, journal={Minerva medica}, year={1980}, volume={71 4}, pages={273-8} }