Study of the effects of certain drugs on experimental porphyria in rats.


The effect of ethanol, phenobarbitone, griseofulvin or chloroquine on 3,4-diethoxycarbonyl-1,4-dihydrocollidine (DDC)-induced porphyria in rats has been studied in experiments lasting up to 40 days. Ethanol, phenobarbitone or griseofulvin given later, in addition to DDC, resulted in a clearly greater porphyrin excretion and liver porphyrin concentration… (More)


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