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Drug Treatment of Hyperlipidemia

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Rifkind Basil M. ; ed. 271 pages. New York: :Marcel Dekker; ;1991.. $79.95.

Ann Intern Med. 1992;116(6):527. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-116-6-527_2
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Review of relevant metabolism; principles and methods for diagnosis and treatment, with clinical descriptions of dyslipidemic syndromes; summary of clinical-trials results. Detailed reviews of the classes of drugs: bile-acid sequestrants, fibric acid derivatives, HMG CoA reductase inhibitors, probucol, nicotinic acid and derivatives. Discussion of combination-drug therapy and dietary treatment of hypercholesterolemia.


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