Rifampin markedly decreases and gemfibrozil increases the plasma concentrations of atorvastatin and its metabolites

@article{Backman2005RifampinMD,
  title={Rifampin markedly decreases and gemfibrozil increases the plasma concentrations of atorvastatin and its metabolites},
  author={J. Backman and H. Luurila and M. Neuvonen and P. Neuvonen},
  journal={Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics},
  year={2005},
  volume={78}
}
  • J. Backman, H. Luurila, +1 author P. Neuvonen
  • Published 2005
  • Medicine
  • Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics
  • The pharmacokinetic interactions of the widely used statin atorvastatin with fibrates and enzyme inducers are not known. Therefore we studied the effects of rifampin (INN, rifampicin) and gemfibrozil on the pharmacokinetics of atorvastatin. 
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