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A person who metabolises; that which metabolises, or helps metabolise, a substance.


A person who metabolizes. See Poor metabolizer.

Patient discussion about metabolizer

Q. How is it possible to have permanent weight loss if dieting slows down metabolism? well, i know that eating less will have the body adjust to the new calorie intake and thus, no further weight loss. So how is it possible to have permanent weight loss if eating less doesn't work? Please give tips and suggestions, people who have successfully lost weight. thanks so much!

A. That is why you need to cycle every few weeks. Change things up and shock your body because it does plateau. But if you challenge yourself every so often you will see results continuously.

Q. How could one boost metabolism by diet? I am aware for long that metabolism is the cause for poor health and fitness.So how could one boost metabolism by diet?

A. Metabolism, if it is not erroneous genetically; then it can be controlled or increased by any diet. What matters is the timing and regularity you feed yourself which uses your hormones and enzymes in your body to do the task they are for. This timing and regularity depends on eating in same time regularly and working and sleeping too. To excite some hormones even if they had switched off their action in body, can be excited by exercise and feeding with small diets in regular short time intervals. To make all this happen, reduce on junk foods, please.

Q. How does coffee affect a diet? does it have an affect on metabolism? on losing weight?

A. Well, coffee can increase and to accelerate the beginning of burning fat during exercise (usually only after 20-30 minutes of exercise), but the overall effect is not that substantial. YOu should remember that it makes your kidney to produce more urine, so you should drink more.

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The mother, an ultrarapid metabolizer, was excessively converting the codeine prodrug to the active morphine metabolite.
Previous reports describing ultrarapid codeine metabolizers are scant.
Frequencies of poor metabolizers of cytochrome P450 2C19 in esophagus cancer, stomach cancer, lung cancer and bladder cancer in Chinese population.
These data suggest the robust results in PLATO were not driven by the poor metabolizers of clopidogrel," said Alex Gold, MD, Executive Director of Clinical Development, BRILINTA, AstraZeneca.
2 in adverse clopidogrel responses prompted the US Food and Drug Administration to implement a boxed warning on the clopidogrel label describing the relationship between CYP2C19 pharmacogenetics and drug response and particularly noting the diminished effectiveness in poor metabolizers (10).
An extensive metabolizer with recurrent ulcer responding to high dose of lansoprazole.
The mean dextromethorphan and dextrorphan urinary concentrations in addition to the standard deviations (SD) were computed for extensive and poor metabolizer groups independently.
0] (>15 [micro]g/L) on day 3 was significantly higher for poor and intermediate-1 metabolizers than for extensive metabolizers.
4), (5) The prevalence of poor metabolizers is thought to be around 6% to 10% for white populations but is lower in other ethnic groups such as Asians and African Americans.
In a poor metabolizer, a drug stays potent so long that it is as though a higher dose has been given; with these patients, a doctor may need to reduce the dose to one-tenth to get into the therapeutic window.
se, two possible explanations for the failure of clopidogrel to prevent further cerebrovascular events are that he has a 2C19 genetic variant causing the poor metabolizer phenotype, and/or fluoxetine is inhibiting 2C19 and mimicking the poor metabolizer phenotype.
administration of the antiarrhythmic and oxocytic drug sparteine (44) and the antihypertensive agent debrisoquine (45)), the first CYP2D6 phenotypic variant (sparteine/debrisoquine polymorphism) distinct from an extensive metabolizer (EM) phenotype was identified more than 30 years ago and was termed a "poor metabolizer" (PM) phenotype.