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Ranbaxy Gets USFDA Nod For Simvastatin

...treatment of patients with coronary heart disease, hypercholesterolemia requiring modifications of lipid profiles and adolescent patients with Heterozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia (HeFH). "We expect to launch Simvastatin 80mg on an exclusive basis immediately. We believe that by offering an affordably priced gene...

New Therapy to Treat Patients With Severely Elevated Cholesterol Levels

.... In this study, patients with homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia (FH), a high-risk condition refractory to conventi...les of the LDL receptor gene. It is a rare form of hypercholesterolemia affecting approximately one in every million people. Patients with this disorder typically have plas...

Fish Oil in Combination With Statins Cuts Risk of Major Coronary Events

...tudy involving more than 18,000 patients suffering hypercholesterolemia and family history of coronary artery disease, it was observed that combining eicosapentaenoic acid with statins brought about a decline in the rate of major coronary events by 19%. The use of statin alone did not prove as good. Eicosapentaenoic ac...

New Therapy for Lipid Disorder Demonstrates Varied Results

...fenofibrate. In the other study, 304 patients with hypercholesterolemia (elevated LDL-C, the 'bad' cholesterol) received placebo or the statin drug atorvastatin for four weeks, then placebo or LY518674 (in one of 2 doses, 10 or 50 micrograms) for 12 more weeks. The patients were randomized between August 2005 and August ...

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