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Effects of Limicol on LDL-cholesterol

This study has been completed.
CIC Hôpital de la Conception - Marseille
Aix Marseille Université
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Lescuyer Laboratory Identifier:
First received: May 13, 2011
Last updated: NA
Last verified: May 2011
History: No changes posted
The principal objective of this study is to investigate the effects of a novel food supplement (Limicol) on LDL-cholesterol levels in healthy subjects with moderate hypercholesterolemia.

Condition Intervention
Hypercholesteremia Dietary Supplement: Limicol Dietary Supplement: Placebo

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Study of the Effects of Limicol (a Food Supplement) on LDL-cholesterol in Moderate Hypercholesterolemia Subjects

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Further study details as provided by Lescuyer Laboratory:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Change from Baseline in blood LDL-cholesterol levels at 4 months [ Time Frame: 4 months ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Change from Baseline in blood Vit. C, Vit. E, polyphenols and MDA levels at 4 months [ Time Frame: 4 months ]

Enrollment: 47
Study Start Date: December 2008
Study Completion Date: May 2011
Primary Completion Date: May 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Limicol Dietary Supplement: Limicol
3 tablets / day during 4 months
Placebo Comparator: Placebo Dietary Supplement: Placebo
3 tablets / day during 4 months


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 55 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • About 18 to 55 years (inclusive)
  • Subject has a stable weight for at least three months before the start of the study
  • Subject able and willing to comply with the protocol and agreeing to give their consent in writing
  • Subject affiliated with a social security scheme
  • Subject willing to be included in the national register of volunteers who lend themselves to biomedical research
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01354327

Marseille, France, 13005
Sponsors and Collaborators
Lescuyer Laboratory
CIC Hôpital de la Conception - Marseille
Aix Marseille Université
Study Director: Sébastien Peltier, PhD Lescuyer Laboratory
  More Information

Responsible Party: Peltier, Lescuyer Laboratory Identifier: NCT01354327     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2008-A01169-46
Study First Received: May 13, 2011
Last Updated: May 13, 2011

Keywords provided by Lescuyer Laboratory:
Delivery of Health Care
Coronary artery disease
Red yeast rice
Plants extract
Cholesterol excess

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Lipid Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases processed this record on June 21, 2017