Study: Generic-drug combo wards off heart attack, stroke

10/1/2009 | Reuters

A combination of cholesterol drug lovastatin, blood pressure treatment lisinopril and low-dose aspirin reduced the chance of heart attack and stroke by as much as 80% in high-risk patients, a study shows. The findings indicate that people do not need to take expensive, brand-name treatments to prevent heart attack or stroke, researchers said.

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