Effect of trilostan on steroid excretion in man: compensated inhibition of 3 beta-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase.


Trilostan (240, 360 and 480 mg/day administered p.o. to healthy men) induced an increase (P less than 0.05) in the urinary excretion rates of DHEA, androstenediol and pregnenolone but failed to influence the excretion rates of cortisol, aldosterone, and of the four glucocorticoid metabolites, THF, allo-THF, THE and allo-THE. A rise in plasma renin… (More)


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