Studies related to Blood Pressure and Policosanol

Effects Of Policosanol On Older Patients With Hypertension And Type II Hypercholesterolaemia

Effect Decrease
Trial Design Double blind
Trial Length n/a
Number of Subjects 589
Sex n/a
Notes for this study:
After introduction to a cholesterol lowering diet (all groups), policosanol was given at either 5 or 10mg daily depending on circulating cholesterol levels for 1 year. Significant improvements were seen in lipid metabolism in persons with cholesterol problems and hypertension, and reports of adverse cardiac events were lower in the policosanol group