General Information:

Id: 3,872 (click here to show other Interactions for entry)
Diseases: Diabetes mellitus, type II - [OMIM]
Insulin resistance
Mammalia
review
Reference: de Lorgeril M et al.(2013) Recent findings on the health effects of omega-3 fatty acids and statins, and their interactions: do statins inhibit omega-3 BMC Med 11: 5 [PMID: 23289647]

Interaction Information:

Comment It has been shown, including in an randomized controlled trials (RCT) in coronary heart disease (CHD) patients, that statins increase arachidonic acid, the main n-6 fatty acid in cell membranes.
Formal Description
Interaction-ID: 38996

drug/chemical compound

Statin

increases_quantity of

drug/chemical compound

Arachidonic acid

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