A screening survey of dyslipoproteinemias associated with prescription drug use. The Lipid Research Clinics Program Prevalence Study.


In 10 North American study populations, we surveyed alterations in blood cholesterol, triglyceride, and high-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels associated with the use of 20 categories of prescription medications. In addition, odds ratios for use of these medication categories were determined for five of the more common dyslipoproteinemias found in… (More)