Efficacy and safety of rosuvastatin compared with pravastatin and simvastatin in patients with hypercholesterolemia: a randomized, double-blind, 52-week trial.

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OBJECTIVE The primary objective of this trial was to compare the efficacy of rosuvastatin with that of pravastatin and simvastatin for lowering low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) levels. METHODS In this randomized, double-blind, multicenter trial, lipid levels were measured in 477 patients (baseline LDL-C > or =160 and <250 mg/dL) who received… (More)

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@article{Brown2002EfficacyAS, title={Efficacy and safety of rosuvastatin compared with pravastatin and simvastatin in patients with hypercholesterolemia: a randomized, double-blind, 52-week trial.}, author={William Virgil Brown and Harold E. Bays and David R Hassman and James M. McKenney and R. Chitra and Howard Hutchinson and Elinor Nancy Miller}, journal={American heart journal}, year={2002}, volume={144 6}, pages={1036-43} }