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Preface E: General Content Related to the Treatment of Hypercholesterolemia

Cholesterol Lowering Therapies

National Cholesterol Education Program Adult Treatment Panel III (ATP III) guidelines available at http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/guidelines/cholesterol/atp3_rpt.htm.

ATP III: Classification of Cholesterol Values (mg/dL)

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ATP III: Achieving Target LDL-C Goals (mg/dL)

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ATP III: Achieving Target Triglyceride Goals (mg/dL)

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Cholesterol Lowering Drugs

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HMG-CoA Reductase Inhibitors Comparison

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a 80 mg dose restricted to patients who have been taking it for more than 12 mo without evidence of myopathy

Comparative LDL-C Lowering Efficacy of Statins

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