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Investigational Drug in Patients With Hypercholesterolemia or in Patients With Sitosterolemia

2014-08-27 03:54:03 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose of this study is to provide an investigational drug to patients with a specific type of hypercholesterolemia (high cholesterol) or sitosterolemia (unusually high absorption of non-cholesterol sterols) in a treatment use setting.

Study Design

Allocation: Non-Randomized, Control: Uncontrolled, Endpoint Classification: Safety Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Hypercholesterolemia, Familial

Intervention

Comparator: ezetimibe

Status

Completed

Source

Merck

Results (where available)

View Results

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:54:03-0400

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