Analysis of the characteristics and advantages of traditional Chinese medicine in the treatment of elderly patients with hyperlipidemia
LI Lirong;Zhaoqing Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine;
Objective: To explore the characteristics and advantages of traditional Chinese medicine in the treatment of elderly patients with hyperlipidemia. Methods: 101 elderly patients with hyperlipidemia were selected as the subjects of this study. Patients were divided into control group( n = 50) and observation group( n = 51) by treatment order. The control group was treated with Simvastatin Capsules,and the observation group was treated with Xuezhitong Capsule. The therapeutic effects of the two groups were observed. Results: After treatment,the total cholesterol,triglyceride and high-density lipoprotein in the observation group were better than those in the control group( P 0. 05). The incidence of adverse reactions in the observation group was 3. 9 %,which was lower than 14 % in the control group( P 0. 05). Conclusion: In the treatment of elderly patients with hyperlipidemia,traditional Chinese medicine has the characteristics and advantages of good lipid-lowering effect,low incidence of complications and convenient medication.
【CateGory Index】： R259