Polypill Could Cut Heart Attacks And Strokes Dramatically: Medical News Today

A randomized trial finds that giving over-50s a four-in-one "Polypill" ((amlodipine , losartan  for lowering blood pressure and simvastatin, for reducing cholesterol. ) to cut their risk of heart attack and stroke, led to large drops in blood cholesterol and blood pressure, the main causes of these two diseases. The trial's lead investigator says the expected impact of the Polypill would be to cut heart attacks and strokes, both leading causes of death worldwide, by two-thirds.

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