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Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 127043, 10 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/127043
Research Article

Interaction between Red Yeast Rice and CYP450 Enzymes/P-Glycoprotein and Its Implication for the Clinical Pharmacokinetics of Lovastatin

1School of Pharmacy, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei 100, Taiwan
2School of Pharmacy, Taipei Medical University, Taipei 100, Taiwan
3Department of Internal Medicine, Hospital and College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei 100, Taiwan

Received 29 May 2012; Revised 13 September 2012; Accepted 3 October 2012

Academic Editor: Alfredo Vannacci

Copyright © 2012 Chia-Hao Chen et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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  • Chia-Hao Chen, Jyh-Chin Yang, Yow-Shieng Uang, and Chun-Jung Lin, “Improved dissolution rate and oral bioavailability of lovastatin in red yea st rice products,” International Journal of Pharmaceutics, vol. 444, no. 1-2, pp. 18–24, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
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