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The safety and tolerability of atorvastatin 10 mg in the Collaborative Atorvastatin Diabetes Study (CARDS).

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The objective of this study was to evaluate the safety and tolerability of atorvastatin 10 mg compared with placebo in 2,838 patients with type 2 diabetes and no history of coronary heart disease who were enrolled in the Collaborative Atorvastatin Diabetes Study (CARDS) and followed for 3.9 years. The percentages of patients experiencing treatment-associated adverse events (AEs), serious AEs and discontinuations due to AEs in the atorvastatin (n=1,428) and placebo (n=1,410) groups were 23.0% ...

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10.3132/dvdr.2008.029

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Journal:
Diabetes and vascular disease research : official journal of the International Society of Diabetes and Vascular Disease
Volume:
5
Issue:
3
Pages:
177-183
Publication date:
2008-09-01
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EISSN:
1752-8984
ISSN:
1479-1641
Source identifiers:
72781

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