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      Effect of Hemodialysis on Plasma Kinetics of Fenofibrate in Chronic Renal Failure

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          The influence of hemodialysis on plasma fenofibric acid kinetics has been investigated in patients with chronic renal failure given 300 mg of fenofibrate in a single oral dose. A very pronounced lengthening of the fenofibric acid plasma decay was observed in both hemodialyzed (n = 6) and nonhemodialyzed (n = 9) patients. Hemodialysis did not modify the plasma levels and the ultrafiltrates contained very small amounts of fenofibric acid. The repeated daily administration of 100 mg of fenofibrate during 2 weeks in 5 renal patients on regular hemodialysis resulted in increasing plasma levels and led to progressive cumulation of fenofibric acid. Plasma fenofibric acid conjugates could not be detected. No particular clinical side effects or increase of CPK, GOT, GPT were be observed.

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          Journal
          NEF
          Nephron
          10.1159/issn.1660-8151
          Nephron
          S. Karger AG
          1660-8151
          2235-3186
          1982
          1982
          03 December 2008
          : 31
          : 1
          : 51-54
          Affiliations
          aLaboratoire de Pharmacothérapie, FART 53.49, Université Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium; bDepartment of Internal Medicine, Nephrology Section, Akademisch Ziekenhuis St-Rafaël, Katholieke Universiteit te Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
          Article
          182614 Nephron 1982;31:51–54
          10.1159/000182614
          7110477
          © 1982 S. Karger AG, Basel

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          Pages: 4
          Categories
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          Cardiovascular Medicine, Nephrology

          Chronic renal failure, Hemodialysis, Plasma kinetics, Fenofibrate

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