TITLE

Getting There: Statin Plus Ezetimibe for Low-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol Goals

AUTHOR(S)
Hurley, Daniel L.; Isley, William L.
PUB. DATE
May 2005
SOURCE
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;May2005, Vol. 80 Issue 5, p585
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on Ezetimibe used for low-density lipoprotein cholesterol. The National Cholesterol Education Program Adult Treatment Panel III (NCEP ATP III) guidelines for lipid lowering can be met at a time when physicians are faced with the burden of increased prevalence of obesity, metabolic syndrome, and diabetes mellitus, all of which would be expected to increase the risk of coronary heart disease (CHD). Ezetimibe is the first drug available for use from the class of cholesterol absorption inhibitors.
ACCESSION #
17019175

 

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