Table 5

Plasma LDL cholesterol level: effectiveness of treatments

LDL cholesterol (mean mg/dL)

Change (%)


Initial

4 weeks

8 weeks

10 weeks

4 Weeks-Initial

8 Weeks-Initial

10 Weeks-Initial


Placebo

76.13 ± 8.02

79.47 ± 7.50

74.35 ± 9.02

73.87 ± 8.44

4.38

-2.34

-2.96

CQ

80.41 ± 8.30

66.30 ± 11.06b

63.69 ± 8.79b

64.20 ± 11.13b

-17.55

-20.78

-20.16

CQ-IG

86.11 ± 7.82

60.30 ± 9.39b **

57.28 ± 8.36b **

44.18 ± 10.02a **

-29.96

-33.48

-48.69


ap < 0.05; bp < 0.001; cp < 0.0001 compared with Placebo

*p < 0.05; **p < 0.001; ***p < 0.0001 compared with CQ

p < 0.05; p < 0.001 compared with Initial; intra-group analysis

Oben et al. Lipids in Health and Disease 2008 7:12   doi:10.1186/1476-511X-7-12

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