Abstract:Ranolazine is an anti-ischemic drug with glucose lowering effect. Our study scrutinized the effect of ranolazine on Streptozotocin (STZ) induced diabetic cardiomyopathy, emphasizing role of Sarcoplasmic Endoplasmic Reticulum Calcium ATPase (SERCA) pump. STZ induced diabetic rats showed significant hyperglycaemia with weight loss, hyperlipidaemia, increased cardiovascular risk indices as well as atherogenic index of plasma, Left Ventricular (LV) dysfunction, abnormal electrocardiography (ECG) and elevated cardi… Show more
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