Colestipol, clofibrate, and phytosterols in combined therapy of hyperlipidemia.

  title={Colestipol, clofibrate, and phytosterols in combined therapy of hyperlipidemia.},
  author={Scott M Grundy and H Y Mok},
  journal={The Journal of laboratory and clinical medicine},
  volume={89 2},
Studies were carried out to determine effects of combined chemotherapy in patients with hyperlipidemia. In one study, 14 patients were treated first with colestipol and then with the combination of colestipol and clofibrate. In a second study, six patients were given clofibrate followed by addition of phytosterols. The following measurements were made in most patients: (1) plasma lipid concentrations, (2) fecal excretions of neutral steroids and bile acids, and (3) lipid composition of… CONTINUE READING


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