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Patients ≥65 years
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Patients taking CCBs
Patients taking warfarin
Patients of Asian descent
Study 305: 12-week, randomized, multicenter, double-blind, double-dummy, parallel-group, active-controlled, non-inferiority, Phase 3 study of pitavastatin vs atorvastatin in 410 adult patients with combined dyslipidemia and type 2 diabetes mellitus. Mean percent change from baseline in LDL-C at Week 12 was -41% (pitavastatin 4 mg) vs -43% (atorvastatin 20 mg). Treatment difference (95% CI) in adjusted mean percent change in LDL-C was -2% (-6.2%, 1.5%), P=0.235. However, the -6.2% lower limit of CI slightly exceeded the -6% non-inferiority limit. The study failed to demonstrate that LIVALO was not significantly different than atorvastatin in lowering LDL-C in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus and mixed dyslipidemia.1,2
*The primary non-inferiority objective was not met.
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