Author(s): Sami Ali, Rana Makhous

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DOI: 10.52711/0974-360X.2022.00084   

Address: Sami Ali1, Rana Makhous2
1Master Student, Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Tishreen University, Latakia, Syria.
2Professor, Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Tishreen University, Latakia, Syria.
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Published In:   Volume - 15,      Issue - 2,     Year - 2022

Objective: The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of simvastatin on the bone remolding markers in rats (experimental study). Materials and methods: The study involved 18 male Wistar rats, they were divided into three groups: Group I (n=6; control group), Group II (n=6; was administrated 7.5 mg/kg/ dexamethasone intra muscular for 2 months served as a model of osteoporosis [op]), Group III (n=6;was administered 7.5 mg/kg/ dexamethasone intra muscular for 2month and treated orally with 8mg/kg of simvastatin).After 8 weeks, serum acid phosphatase was determined for the three group. Results: The levels of serum acid phosphatase were notably elevated in the [op] group. Administration of simvastatin produced a significant decrease in the levels of serum acid phosphatase. Conclusion: simvastatin was able to decrease the rate of bone resorption in an animal model of osteoporosis induced by dexamethasone.

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Sami Ali, Rana Makhous. Evaluation of the effect of Simvastatin Therapy on Bone remodeling in Rats. Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology. 2022; 15(2):525-8. doi: 10.52711/0974-360X.2022.00084

Sami Ali, Rana Makhous. Evaluation of the effect of Simvastatin Therapy on Bone remodeling in Rats. Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology. 2022; 15(2):525-8. doi: 10.52711/0974-360X.2022.00084   Available on:

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