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Protective Effect of Montelukast Sodium in Acute Ethyl Alcohol-induced Hepatic Injury in Rats

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DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2015.431
Pages: 
345-9
Synopsis: 
The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of montelukast sodium on acute hepatopathy induced by ethyl alcohol in rats. The liver tissue and biochemical parameters were assessed. Montelukast sodium administration had beneficial effects in alleviating ethyl-alcohol-induced hepatotoxicity.

ABSTRACT

Objective: Ethyl alcohol (EA) is a substance that is used commonly worldwide and known to have toxic effects on the liver. The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of montelukast sodium (MK) on acute hepatopathy induced by a single dose of EA in rats.

Accepted: 
17 Nov, 2015
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e-Published: 04 Mar, 2016
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