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Merck offers money back guarantee

...big pharmaceutical firm, Merck & Co. on Thursday began using the marketing gimmick to promote sales of its cholesterol lowering drug Zocor. The guarantee is part of Merck's latest attempt to regain the lead in the multi-billion-dollar...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/11/06/bus_243902.shtml
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Merck offers money back guarantee

...big pharmaceutical firm, Merck & Co. on Thursday began using the marketing gimmick to promote sales of its cholesterol lowering drug Zocor. The guarantee is part of Merck's latest attempt to regain the lead in the multi-billion-dollar...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/11/06/tec_243994.shtml
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Many adults should take cholesterol-lowering drugs

...researchers estimate the new standards would more than double the number of people aged 20 to 79 who are eligible for cholesterol-lowering drug therapy. The guidelines suggest that people "at risk" for heart disease with LDL (the bad cholesterol...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/01/15/tec_333158.shtml
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The way to a long and healthy life

...lower their risk of developing diabetes. On the same day, Bayer AG withdrew Baycol, its highly profitable cholesterol-lowering drug, from the market. The company reported that some patients have died while taking it, because the drug caused...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/08/22/op_320533.shtml
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Pfizer makes offer for Warner-Lambert

...officials of their interest in making a deal. Pfizer and Warner-Lambert have co-marketed the blockbuster cholesterol lowering drug Lipitor since 1997. Pfizer said that agreement prohibited the two companies from merging. But the agreement...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/11/05/bus_272663.shtml
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Business briefs: Amazon to offer online credit card

...medicines. At stake in the takeover battle is the No. 1 spot in the pharmaceutical industry and the top-selling cholesterol-lowering drug Lipitor. Compaq unveils cheaper computer NEW YORK -- Compaq Computer Corp., struggling to regain its U...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/11/11/bus_273638.shtml
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Health capsules: Brain drain?

...5 percent develop severe heart disease by age 30 and 50 percent by age 50. But treating them with a potent cholesterol-lowering drug called lovastatin may dramatically lower their risk of heart disease, said Evan A. Stein of the Medical Research...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/03/18/ent_256489.shtml
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Seeing results

...Loss Center of Augusta's program, and the consent of her doctor, Mrs. Beebe was taken off Lipitor, a cholesterol-lowering drug. When she began the weight-loss program, Mrs. Beebe was taking nine daily medications for conditions that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/04/25/liv_288818.shtml
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Week in Review

...miles north to try to enroll in a wealthy suburban district. HEALTH: Results so far from three studies of the cholesterol-lowering drug Vytorin are not enough to prove or rule out a possible link to a higher risk of cancer, so the drug should...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/09/07/met_472307.shtml
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Study: Healthy carbs may help heart

...not a huge about-face." Also in the same edition of the Journal, a study found that high doses of the cholesterol-lowering drug Lipitor were no better at preventing recurrent heart attacks and heart-related deaths than regular doses...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/11/16/liv_23272.shtml
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