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Study Title and Description

Effect of combining psyllium fiber with simvastatin in lowering cholesterol.



Key Questions Addressed
1 Is this an intervention study?
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Primary Publication Information
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Title Effect of combining psyllium fiber with simvastatin in lowering cholesterol.
Author Moreyra AE., Wilson AC., Koraym A.
Country Division of Cardiology Lipid Disorder Center, Department of Medicine, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey, New Brunswick, USA. abel.moreyra@rwjuh.edu
Year 2005
Numbers Pubmed ID: 15911730

Secondary Publication Information
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Extraction Form: Fiber 4.1
Arms
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Design Details
Question... Follow Up Answer Follow-up Answer
pubyear 2005
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country United States
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design Randomized Controlled Trial (parallel)
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blindness Double blind
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diet Isocaloric/Maintenance
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feedcontrol Food recommended
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sampsize 68
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runin Yes
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washout No
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dosechange No
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age_adult 1
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age_mean ~64
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age_range 18-80
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bmi_mean ~27
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bmi_range
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blhealth_healthy
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blhealth_hyperlip 1
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blhealth_diab
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gender 59
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ftype1 Psyllium Hydrophilic Mucilloid (Metamucil)
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descrip1_1
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descrip1_2
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dose1_1 15.3
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dose1_2
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duration1 8 weeks
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admin1 Powder
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duration4
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admin4
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comparator1 placebo + 10mg of simvastatin
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cdose1 0
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cduration1 8 weeks
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cadmin1 Powder
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comparator2 placebo + 20mg of simvastatin
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cdose2 0
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cduration2 8 weeks
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Baseline Characteristics
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Results & Comparisons

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