An Investigational Drug Study to Lower Non-Cholesterol Sterol Levels Associated With Sitosterolemia (0653-062)(COMPLETED)
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This is a 6-month study with patients who have the rare disease, sitosterolemia which may result in heart-related diseases. These patients have unusually high absorption of non-cholesterol sterols, resulting in heart-related diseases. This study investigates whether absorption of these non-cholesterols can be reduced in these patients.
A Multicenter, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study to Evaluate Efficacy and Safety of Adding Ezetimibe 30 mg to An Ongoing Regimen of Ezetimibe 10 mg in Patients Homozygous Sitosterolemia
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years to 85 Years (Adult, Senior)
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Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
18 years or older, with a history of elevated sitosterol levels and have received treatment for at least 6 months prior to study entry.
Patient has a condition which, in the opinion of the investigator, might pose a risk to the patient or interfere with participation in the study.