Last updated on November 2008

Pravastatin for Acute Myocardial Infarction With Minimally to Mildly Increased Levels of Serum Cholesterol Study

Are you eligible to participate in this study?

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

  • Conditions: Acute Myocardial Infarction
  • Age: Between 20 - 100 Years
  • Gender: Male or Female
  • Other:
    the presence of 2 of the following 3 criteria:
    a clinical history of central chest oppression, pain, or tightness lasting for
    ≥30 minutes
    typical electrocardiographic changes (i.e., ST-segment elevation of >0.1 mV in
    ≥1 limb or 2 precordial leads, ST-segment depression >0.1 mV in ≥2 leads,
    abnormal Q waves, or T-wave inversion in ≥2 leads)
    an increase in the serum creatine kinase levels to >2 times the normal
    laboratory value.
    the serum level of LDL-C is ≥70 and 130> mg/dl in the first blood examination soon
    after admission

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

  • concurrent therapy with any HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor
    previous history of the side effects associated with any HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor
    life-threatening arrhythmia
    severe chronic congestive heart failure
    hepatic dysfunction
    renal failure
    cerebrovascular disease
    poor controlled diabetes
    pregnancy, lactation
    age <20 years
    disability of taking medicine or absence of a written informed consent
    Patients whom the doctors consider inappropriate by any other reason

Recruitment Status: Open

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