TITLE

2010 - Fenofibrate plus simvastatin did not prevent major CV events more than simvastatin alone in type 2 diabetes

AUTHOR(S)
Elley, C. Raina; Selak, Vanessa
PUB. DATE
July 2010
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;7/20/2010, Vol. 153 Issue 1, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on a research which compared the advantage of using the combination of fenofibrate and simvastatin against simvastatin alone to reduce major cardiovascular (CV) events in patients with type two diabetes who are at high CV risk. The randomized placebo-controlled trial was conducted among 5,518 patients 40 to 79 years of age. The research found no benefit of using the combination against use of simvastatin alone.
ACCESSION #
53276846

 

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