The Effect of Plant Sterol Supplement on Blood Cholesterol

This study has been completed.
Mills DA
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Oslo University Hospital Identifier:
First received: June 11, 2007
Last updated: June 30, 2011
Last verified: February 2009

June 11, 2007
June 30, 2011
January 2007
July 2007   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
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Primary: Reduction in blood cholesterol
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The Effect of Plant Sterol Supplement on Blood Cholesterol
A Single Centre, Randomized Crossover Double-Blind Placebo-Controlled Study to Measure the Effect of Plant Sterol Supplement on Blood Cholesterol
The purpose of this study is to determine whether supplement of plant sterol could lower blood cholesterol.
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Phase 4
Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
High Blood Cholesterol Level
Behavioral: Intake of plant sterols
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Ottestad I, Ose L, Wennersberg MH, Granlund L, Kirkhus B, Retterstøl K. Phytosterol capsules and serum cholesterol in hypercholesterolemia: a randomized controlled trial. Atherosclerosis. 2013 Jun;228(2):421-5. doi: 10.1016/j.atherosclerosis.2013.03.001. Epub 2013 Mar 20.

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July 2007
July 2007   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Men and women 18-80 years old
  • Total cholesterol: 4.5-7.5 mmol/l
  • Triglycerides at or below 4.0 mmol/l

Exclusion Criteria:

  • BMI at or above 35 kg/m2
  • Secondary hyperlipidemia, included diabetes
  • Hypertension (at og higher than 170/110)
  • Coronar, perifery or cerebral vascular disease last 3 months
  • Familial hypercholesterolemia
  • Change in dose of statins, oestrogen or contraceptives last 3 months
  • Taking drugs which are known to interfere with the plasma level of cholesterol
  • Chronic rheumatoid diseases or other diseases known to affect c-reactive protein
  • Pregnancy
  • Lactation
  • Planning to reduce weight
  • Taking plant sterols
18 Years to 80 Years
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Oslo University Hospital
Mills DA
Principal Investigator: Leiv Ose, MD Lipidklinikken, Rikshospitalet-Radiumhospitalet HF
Oslo University Hospital
February 2009

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