Source: BMJ, 2011, 342 (7809) p. 1229
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Date of publication: June 2011
Publication type: News item
In a nutshell: A randomised study of 378 people who took a 12-week treatment of the polypill has led researchers to calculate that long-term use would reduce the risk of coronary heart disease and ischaemic stroke by approximately 60%. Larger trials are now needed to test whether the combination of medicines in a polypill improves patient adherence.
Length of publication: 1 page
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