CYP3A4 metabolizes a wide range of drugs, impacting their efficacy and safety.

The CYP3A4 gene encodes an essential enzyme known as Cytochrome P450 3A4 (CYP3A4). 

Associated Diseases

Drug Metabolism, Pharmacokinetics

Did you know

  • CYP3A4 is a critical enzyme found mainly in the liver and intestine.
  • Its primary role is to oxidize small foreign organic molecules, such as toxins or drugs.
  • By metabolizing these xenobiotics, CYP3A4 facilitates their removal from the body.

Disclaimer: The information provided here is not exhaustive by any means. Always consult your doctor or other qualified healthcare provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition, procedure, or treatment, whether it is a prescription medication, over-the-counter drug, vitamin, supplement, or herbal alternative.