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Enhancement of dissolution rate and oral bioavailability of lovastatin in red yeast rice products

  • At: 2014 FIP Congress in PSWC, Melbourne (Australia)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: CHEN, Chia-Hao (National Taiwan University, Taipei, China Taiwan)
  • Co-author(s): Yang, Jyh-Chin (National Taiwan Unversity Hospital, Taipei, China Taiwan)
    Uang, Yow-Shieng (Taipei Medical University, Taipei, China Taiwan)
    Lin, Chun-Jung (National Taiwan University, Taipei, China Taiwan)
  • Abstract:

    Background:
    Lovastatin, categorized as a class II compound according to the Biopharmaceutics Classification System, is mainly responsible for the blood cholesterol lowering effect of red yeast rice (RYR).
    Aims:
    This study is to investigate the dissolution rate, physical state, and oral bioavailability of lovastatin in three registered RYR products ..

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Last update 4 October 2019

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