Cholesterol Lowering Level of MK0653A+Simvastatin in Patients With Hypercholesterolemia and Atherosclerotic or Coronary Vascular Disease (0653A-806)(COMPLETED)
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A 6-week treatment study to compare the reduction in cholesterol of two drugs MK0653A+Simvastatin for high cholesterol, in patients with hypercholesterolemia and atherosclerotic or coronary vascular disease.
A Multicenter Study to Assess the Cholesterol Lowering Level of Switching to an Investigational Drug Compared to Doubling the Dose of an Investigational Drug in Patients With Hypercholesterolemia and Atherosclerotic or Coronary Vascular Disease
Actual Study Start Date
January 27, 2004
Primary Completion Date
October 20, 2004
Study Completion Date
November 10, 2004
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years and older (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
- Men and women greater than or equal to 18 years of age with elevated cholesterol levels and coronary heart disease (CHD), or atherosclerotic vascular disease may be eligible to participate in this study.