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All patients will be in instructed to eat a therapeutic lifestyle diet and will receive CP-690,550 throughout the 12 weeks of this study. After 6 weeks, half will receive the cholesterol lowering agent, atorvastatin, and half a matching placebo. This study will first measure the effects of CP-690,550 on cholesterol levels and then the effects of adding atorvastatin on those levels.
Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Treatment
CP-690,550, Atorvastatin, CP-690,550, Atorvastatin Placebo
Pfizer Investigational Site
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:16:15-0400
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