The concept of the polypill in the prevention of cardiovascular disease.


BACKGROUND Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is a global epidemic and the largest cause of noncommunicable disease-related death worldwide. The concept of a combination pill, or "polypill," composed of aspirin, antihypertensives, and a statin has been suggested to simplify and improve the prevention and treatment of CVD. Individually, these medications have been… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.aogh.2013.12.008