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Clinical Trial 14190

Gilbert, AZ 85295

Study Summary:

We are looking for adult patients with (familial hypercholesterolemia) family history of high blood cholesterol levels or with (non-familial hypercholesterolemia) high blood cholesterol levels with heart vessel disease or risk factors for heart vessel disease, for a research study of an investigational medication.

To be eligible, you must:

  • Be taking an unaltered dose of cholesterol lowering medications (Statins) for a minimum of 4 weeks
  • Have a high blood cholesterol (LDL) level of >100 mg/dL (>2.59 mmol/L)
There is no cost to participate in the study. For qualified participants, travel costs will be reimbursed by arrangement.

Content of this study:
  • you take your own medicines and will be given an extra (study) medication or placebo (inactive drug) during the study in ratio 2:1 for up to 18 months with a further follow up period of 8 weeks afterwards
  • procedures during visits: blood pressure measurements, ECG (heart rhythm tracing), color vision test, neurological tests, physical examination and blood tests
  • you should adhere to a cholesterol lowering diet during the course of the study.
We look forward to hearing from you.

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