Items Tagged ‘Ezetimibe’

November 17, 2009

AHA: Niacin Bests Ezetimibe as Add-On Therapy

By Kelley Luckstein

Boosting HDL cholesterol with extended-release niacin (Niaspan) is a more effective way of slowing atherosclerosis in high-risk patients on long-term statin therapy than seeking additional LDL cholesterol reductions by adding ezetimibe (Zetia), researchers here reported…   Ray Gibbons, professor of medicine at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, pointed out that the patients in the ARBITER […]

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Tags: atherosclerosis, Ezetimibe, Niacin

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