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Monthly Prescribing Reference (MPR)Low-Dose Statin Bests Six Commonly Used Cholesterol Health Supplements

The statin group experienced an average LDL-C reduction of 37.9%, according to the results of the single-center, prospective, randomized, single-blind SPORT study (Supplements, Placebo, or Rosuvastatin), while those who took dietary supplements experienced LDL-C changes similar to those in the placebo group. Additionally, rosuvastatin-treated patients experienced average decreases in triglycerides of 19% and total cholesterol of 24%. For any of the supplements, there were no differences in either total cholesterol or triglycerides when compared to placebo.