The efficacy and safety of pravastatin in patients aged 60 to 85 years with low-density lipoprotein cholesterol > 160 mg/dl.

Academic Article

Abstract

  • This study demonstrated that pravastatin 20 mg once daily significantly lowered total cholesterol (by 19%) and LDL cholesterol by 25%.
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    Keywords

  • Aged, Aged, 80 and over, Anticholesteremic Agents, Cholesterol, Cholesterol, LDL, Double-Blind Method, Female, Humans, Hypercholesterolemia, Male, Middle Aged, Pravastatin, Treatment Outcome
  • Author List

  • Glasser SP; DiBianco R; Effron BA; Faas F; Germino FW; Shane LE; Unger AH; Staggers JE
  • Start Page

  • 83
  • End Page

  • 85
  • Volume

  • 77
  • Issue

  • 1