What is the role of pentoxifylline 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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Pentoxifylline has received much attention in both animal models and human trials, but published results have been conflicting. [63, 64, 65, 66] Orlistat has led to histologic and biochemical improvement in patients who used the drug for several months. [67]


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