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January 2008 Br J Cardiol 2008;15:7-11

New cholesterol-lowering product

BJCardio editorial team

Abstract

The product is a polymer in tablet form that lowers LDL-cholesterol.  It can be taken as adjunctive therapy to diet, in combination with other cholesterol-lowering medications, such as statins, or alone, when statins are inappropriate or not well-tolerated. When combined with statins, colesevelam hydrochloride has been shown to have an additive LDL-cholesterol lowering effect in the range of 8–16%.

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November 2004 Br J Cardiol 2004;11:455-60

Should all diabetic patients receive a statin? Results from recent trials

Gillian Marshall, Claire McDougall, Adrian JB Brady, Miles Fisher

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