The dual PPAR α/γ agonist Saroglitazar is used to treat diabetic dyslipidemia (DD) that cannot be managed with statins. Due to its association with high triglycerides (TG), high small dense LDL (sdLDL), and low HDL-C, DD is extremely atherogenic. The efficacy and safety of saroglitazar have been assessed in this prospective multi-centric research in patients with type 2 diabetes and triglycerides (TG) 200 mg/dL following stable statin medication for at least 3 months and a steady lifestyle. A total of 104 patients (78% of whom were men) were enrolled, with a mean age of 59.1 ± 11.4 years. Saroglitazar 4 mg was administered to each subject once daily for 24 weeks. Using a paired t-test, the effects of saroglitazar were assessed after 24 weeks. 73 patients' six-month follow-up data are available. Non-HDL-C and sdLDL levels both significantly decreased at 24 weeks, with non-HDL-C dropping from 138 ± 51 mg/dL to 113 ± 44 mg/dL and from 31.7 ± 11.8 mg/dL to 26.0 ± 11.9 mg/dL, respectively. The values of HDL-C, TG, HbA1c and total cholesterol among the secondary end goals also considerably improved after 24 weeks (Table). No significant adverse event was reported during the investigation. This is the initial investigation on how saroglitazar affects sdLDL in DD patients. According to the findings, saroglitazar effectively lowers non-HDL-C and sdLDL particles while being safe and well tolerated.


J.Dinkar: None. R.Ranjan: None. A.Chandra: None.

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