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Fenofibrate Increases the Amount of Sulfatide Which Seems Beneficial against Covid-19

Published time: 21 July 2020

Authors: Karsten Buschard

Keywords: Corona virus, Fenofibrate, Sphingolipids, Sulfatide, Serine


Fenofibrate, which is a PPAR-alfpha agonist, increases the level of sulfatide. In this letter we hypothesize on the background of various findings that this is beneficial against COVID-19. Fenofibrate has been used for decades against hypercholesterolemia and has no serious side effects. Therefore, a trial giving fenofibrate to patients with corona virus infection is recommended.

Fenofibrate increases the amount of sulfatide which seems beneficial against Covid-19



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