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Letters What happened to the polypill?

News of the polypill

BMJ 2008; 337 doi: (Published 20 October 2008) Cite this as: BMJ 2008;337:a2160
  1. Tom Marshall, senior lecturer in public health1
  2. on behalf of Fatemeh Malekzadeh, Akram Pourshams, Mina Gharravi, Afshin Aslani, Alireza Nateghi, Mansoor Rastegarpanah, Masoud Khoshnia, G Neil Thomas, Bagher Larijani, Reza Malekzadeh, K K Cheng
  1. 1University of Birmingham, Birmingham B15 2TT
  1. T.P.Marshall{at}

    Watts asks what happened to the polypill for primary prevention of cardiovascular disease.1 We can provide an answer.

    The University of Birmingham and Tehran University of Medical Sciences have completed a randomised controlled trial of a four component …

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