TITLE

Lowering homocysteine with folic acid and B vitamins did not prevent vascular events after myocardial infarction

PUB. DATE
July 2006
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;Jul/Aug2006, Vol. 145 Issue 1, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a study which states that lowering homocysteine with B vitamins and along with folic acid did not interrupt vascular events in patients with myocardial infarction (MI). The study included 3749 patients with age ranged from 30 to 85 years and had acute MI in the last 7 days. The patients were given a combined capsule with 40 mg vitamin B6, and 0.4 mg vitamin B12; 0.8 mg folic acid and 0.4 mg vitamin B12; 40 mg vitamin B6, which were given daily once.
ACCESSION #
21692869

 

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