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Understanding Cholesterol-Lowering Medications (cont.)

Authors and Editors

Author: Omudhome Ogbru, PharmD

Editor: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD

REFERENCE: FDA Prescribing Information.

Previous contributing authors and editors:Author: Mary L Windle, Pharm D, Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Pharmacy; Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine.com, Inc. Editors: Alan D Forker, MD, Program Director of Cardiovascular Fellowship, Professor of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Missouri at Kansas City School of Medicine; Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD, Senior Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine; Michael E Zevitz, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago.


Last Editorial Review: 4/13/2009

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