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The use of lipid lowering agents in patients with idiopathic inflammatory myopathies is controversial. Therefore, the aim of the present study is to assess clinically and laboratory the impact of lipid-lowering agents in this population.
Impact of the lipid lowering agents on patients with dermatomyositis and polymyositis.
Treatment Side Effects
Lipid-lowering agents (Artovastatin)
Samuel Katsuyuki Shinjo
University of Sao Paulo
Published on BioPortfolio: 2017-03-27T23:08:21-0400
This study aims to determine the mechanisms underlying dyslipidemia in chronic kidney disease (CKD) and effect of lipid-lowering therapies in patients with CKD via parameters of lipid, oxi...
The investigator study evaluate the effect of different lipid lowering agents on the progression of diabetic retinopathy and other reduction of cardiovascular risk of diabetic patients
The purpose of this study is to find out whether taking protease inhibitors (anti-HIV drugs) together with lipid-lowering drugs (drugs which lower the amount of fat in the blood) has an ef...
Although expert consensuses recommend the use of statins in the treatment of atherosclerotic renal artery stenosis, in patients with severe atherosclerotic renal artery stenosis undergoing...
Chitosan is a natural product that is produced commercially through the deacetylation of chitin, which is found in the exoskeleton of crustaceans. It has been suggested that chitosan has a...
The effect of therapeutic lowering of apolipoprotein B (apoB) on mortality and major adverse cardiovascular events is uncertain. It is also unclear whether these potential effects vary by different li...
Prevention of adverse outcomes in individuals with high cholesterol levels may be improved by intensified lipid lowering treatment (LLT). We studied whether treatment goals of low density lipoprotein ...
Lysosomal acid lipase (LAL) is responsible for the hydrolysis of cholesteryl esters (CE) and triglycerides (TG) within the lysosomes; generated cholesterol and free fatty acids (FFA) are released in t...
Lack of a significant legacy effect of baseline blood pressure 'treatment naivety' on all-cause and cardiovascular mortality in the Antihypertensive and Lipid-Lowering Treatment to Prevent Heart Attack Trial.
To investigate legacy effects at 14-year follow-up of all-cause and cardiovascular disease (CVD) mortality in 'treatment-naive' or 'previous treatment' groups based on blood pressure (BP)-lowering tre...
In patients with atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD), guidelines recommend statins as first-line lipid-lowering therapy (LLT) with addition of nonstatin agents in those with persistently el...
Agents that control agitated psychotic behavior, alleviate acute psychotic states, reduce psychotic symptoms, and exert a quieting effect. They are used in schizophrenia, senile dementia, transient psychosis following surgery or myocardial infarction, etc. These drugs are often referred to as neuroleptics alluding to the tendency to produce neurological side effects, but not all antipsychotics are likely to produce such effects. Many of these drugs may also be effective against nausea, emesis, and pruritus.
Antitubercular agent similar in action and side effects to ETHIONAMIDE. It is used mostly in combination with other agents.
Alkaloids with powerful hypotensive effects isolated from American or European Hellebore (Veratrum viride Ait. Liliaceae and Veratrum album L. Liliaceae). They increase cholinergic and decrease adrenergic tone with appropriate side effects and at higher doses depress respiration and produce cardiac arrhythmias; only the ester alkaloids have been used as hypotensive agents in specific instances. They have been generally replaced by drugs with fewer adverse effects.
An agent derived from licorice root. It is used for the treatment of digestive tract ulcers, especially in the stomach. Antidiuretic side effects are frequent, but otherwise the drug is low in toxicity.
A potent calcium channel blockader with marked vasodilator action. It has antihypertensive properties and is effective in the treatment of angina and coronary spasms without showing cardiodepressant effects. It has also been used in the treatment of asthma and enhances the action of specific antineoplastic agents.