acipimox


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acipimox

A nicotinic acid derivative drug used in the treatment of certain types of raised blood cholesterol. A brand name is Olbetam.
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Acipimox attenuates hypertriglyceredemia in dislipidemic non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus patients without perturbation of insulin sensitivity and glycemic control.
2000) Reduction of free fatty acids by acipimox enhances the growth hormone (GH) responses to GH-releasing peptide 2 in elderly men.
34) The data of Sekhar et al (20,21) would suggest that the source of the fat that accumulates in the liver is from excessive lipolysis; indeed Hadigan et al showed that blocking lipolysis acutely with acipimox improved insulin sensitivity in patients with HIV-associated lipodystrophy and visceral obesity.
Acipimox in combination with low dose cholestyramine for the treatment of type II hyperlipidaemia.
The clinical studies have included short and long-term, placebo-controlled and comparative studies versus statins, fibrates, acipimox and probucol.
The additional effects of acipimox to simvastatin in the treatment of combined hyperlipidaemia.
Pronounced blood glucose-lowering effect of the antibiotic drug acipimox in non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus patients during a 3-day intensified treatment period.
Metabolic effects of suppression of nonesterified fatty acid levels with Acipimox in obese NIDDM subjects.
Comparison of the effects of bezafibrate and acipimox on the lipid pattern and plasma fibrinogen in hyperlipidemic non-insulin-dependent diabetic patients.