[Effectiveness of the new plant hepatoprotector--Ropren in patients with non-alcoholic steatohepatitis]

2010 Eksperimental Klinical Gastroenterology 2010;7 (97-102)

Liver damage causes serious metabolic disorders, immune response, detoxification functions and antimicrobial protection. Therefore, the problem of finding new high effective drugs for the restoration and normalization of liver function is extremely urgent. This article presents a new domestic plant hepatoprotector Ropren, which is a biopolymer polyprenols isolated from the green of pine and spruce, and an analog of the endogenous lipid--dolichol. Presented the Ropren efficiency in patients with nonalcoholic steatohepatitis. The drug reduces the clinical and biochemical disease activity, contributes to the normalization of lipid profile. The resulting decrease in the index treatment of fibrosis, determined by indirect transient elastometry, indicates an increase in the elasticity of the liver and reducing the risk of developing cirrhosis.

Pubmed : 21033090