Cost-effectiveness of ezetimibe coadministration in statin-treated patients not at cholesterol goal

  title={Cost-effectiveness of ezetimibe coadministration in statin-treated patients not at cholesterol goal},
  author={John R. Cook and Don D Yin and Evo Alemao and Glenn M. Davies and Karl J. Krobot and Enrico P Veltri and Leslie J Lipka and Xavier Bad{\'i}a},
Background: Despite the growing use of statins, many hypercholesterolaemic patients fail to reach their lipid goal and remain at elevated risk of coronary heart disease (CHD). Alternative treatment strategies, such as ezetimibe coadministration and statin titration, can help patients achieve greater lipid control, and thereby lower their CHD risk. But is it cost effective to more aggressively lower cholesterol levels across a broad range of current statin users? Methods: Using a decision… CONTINUE READING


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