[Treatment of hypercholesteremia with nicotinic acid].

  title={[Treatment of hypercholesteremia with nicotinic acid].},
  author={P EILERSEN and Niels Hobolth},
  journal={Ugeskrift for laeger},
  volume={121 6},
Nicotinic acid was administered orally to 33 patients with hypercholesterolemnia in doses varying from 1.5 to 6.0 Gm. per day for periods of 3 months to 11/2 years. Significant, sustained, and reproducible decreases in the concentration of cholesterol and total lipids in the plasma and of serum beta-lipoprotein cholesterol were observed in a majority of… CONTINUE READING