ipriflavone


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ipriflavone

(ĭ″prĭ-flā′vōn)
A dietary supplement, 7-isopropoxyisoflavone, synthesized from the soy protein isoflavone daidzein. It is promoted as a treatment for osteoporosis.

ipriflavone (īˈ·pr·flāˑ·vōn),

n a synthetic isoflavone used to treat Paget's disease and to protect bones from damage due to osteoporosis, hyperparathyroidism, and corticosteroid therapies. Precaution advised for patients with renal disorders, lymphopenia, immunosuppression, gastrointestinal disorders, or a history of breast or reproductive cancers and those taking theophylline, caffeine, theobromine, phenytoin, warfarin, tolbutamide, NSAIDs, and immunosuppressant medications. Use of ipriflavone has also caused asymptomatic lymphopenia in test subjects, so regular blood cell counts are recommended during supplementation. Also called
7-isopropoxyisoflavone. See also isoflavones.
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