What is the role of gemfibrozil and ezetimibe in the treatment of fatty liver disease?

Updated: Apr 12, 2018
  • Author: Emily Tommolino, MD; Chief Editor: BS Anand, MD  more...
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Gemfibrozil has resulted in biochemical improvement, but histologic data are lacking. Ezetimibe was studied in a Japanese population in conjunction with lifestyle changes and yielded improved results on follow-up liver biopsy in 6 of 10 patients after only 6 months. [62]


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