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Polypill could give key advantages to patients

19-Sep-2019

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Taking just one pill containing multiple medications could help patients.

“Polypill” contains four different medications, it's for treating high blood pressure, high cholesterol.

“Polypill” is more effective at lowering the risk of heart disease than taking the medicines separately.

Polypill group saw a drop in their LDL (low-density lipoproteins) cholesterol.

Participants who took polypill had systolic blood pressure decrease on an average 9mm Hg in one year

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