Last updated on April 2008

Effect of Statin Therapy on C-Reactive Protein Levels in Patients With Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (COPD)


Are you eligible to participate in this study?

You may be eligible for this study if you meet the following criteria:

  • Conditions: Inflammation | COPD
  • Age: Between 40 - 79 Years
  • Gender: Male or Female
  • Other:
    Medically optimized COPD patients
    Age 40-79 years.
    serum CRP levels >3mg/l

You may not be eligible for this study if the following are true:

  • Current smoker
    COPD exacerbation in the last 2 months.
    Active hepatic or severe renal dysfunction.
    connective tissue disease, chronic inflammatory disease, malignancy, any acute
    illness, leukocytosis (>10,000 white blood cells) or thrombocytosis (>450,000
    platelets).
    Recent h/o myocardial infarction, angina in the last 6 months.
    Pregnancy.

Recruitment Status: Open


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