Silymarin and diabetic nephropathy.

Rafieian-Kopaei, Mahmoud. and Nasri, Hamid. (2012) Silymarin and diabetic nephropathy. Journal of renal injury prevention, 1 (1). pp. 3-5. ISSN 2345-2781


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Nephropathy is one of the most important complications of diabetes mellitus and drug induced toxicity. Nephrotoxicity is mostly related to oxidative stress and nowadays much attention has been made towards the possible kidney protective properties of medicinal plants. Studies revealed, silymarin is useful for diabetic nephropathy. The combination of metformin, silymarin and renin-angiotensin system inhibitors or angiotensin receptor blockers may have additive kidney protective property to prevent or slowing the progression of diabetic nephropathy.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Silymarin Diabetic nephropathy Kidney Silybum marianum
Subjects: WD Nutrition Disease and metabolic diseases
WJ Urogenital System
QV pharmacology > QV 752 Pharmacognosy
Divisions: Reserach Vice-Chancellar Department > Medical Plants Research Center
Depositing User: Users 1 not found.
Date Deposited: 15 Aug 2017 05:43
Last Modified: 29 May 2018 09:53

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