Single and chronic administration of ciprofibrate or of ciprofibrate-glycinate in male Fischer 344 rats: Comparison of the effects on morphological and biochemical parameters in liver and blood


Fibrates lead to a reduction of serum triglycerides and cholesterol in hyperlipidemic patients. Their therapeutic use, however, can be associated with adverse effects like gastrointestinal disorders, myalgia, myositis and hepatotoxicity. Large doses can even cause hepatocellular carcinoma in rodents. Additionally, interactions with the biotransformation of… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF03190621


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