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Episode 426: PREMIUM – if you take the polypill for 5 years, what happens?

In episode 426, James and Mike discuss in a PREMIUM way the first large RCT of the polypill. This single pill version contained aspirin, atorvastatin, hydrochlorothiazide, and either enalapril or valsartan. Have a listen and find out what happened.

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Effectiveness of polypill for primary and secondary prevention of cardiovascular diseases (PolyIran): a pragmatic, cluster-randomised trial 

Lancet. 2019 Aug 24;394(10199):672-683. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(19)31791-X

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