Ram Y Gordon

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Red yeast rice for dyslipidemia in statin-intolerant patients: a randomized trial
    David J Becker
    Chestnut Hill Hospital, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Ann Intern Med 150:830-9, W147-9. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Marked variability of monacolin levels in commercial red yeast rice products: buyer beware!
    Ram Y Gordon
    Chestnut Hill Hospital, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, USA
    Arch Intern Med 170:1722-7. 2010
  3. doi request reprint The role of red yeast rice for the physician
    Ram Y Gordon
    Division of Cardiology, Chestnut Hill Hospital, Philadelphia, PA 19118, USA
    Curr Atheroscler Rep 13:73-80. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Tolerability of red yeast rice (2,400 mg twice daily) versus pravastatin (20 mg twice daily) in patients with previous statin intolerance
    Steven C Halbert
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Cardiol 105:198-204. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Phytosterols, red yeast rice, and lifestyle changes instead of statins: a randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled trial
    David J Becker
    Division of Cardiology, Chestnut Hill Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Am Heart J 166:187-96. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Simvastatin vs therapeutic lifestyle changes and supplements: randomized primary prevention trial
    David J Becker
    Division of Cardiology, Chestnut Hill Hospital, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 83:758-64. 2008

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Publications6

  1. ncbi request reprint Red yeast rice for dyslipidemia in statin-intolerant patients: a randomized trial
    David J Becker
    Chestnut Hill Hospital, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Ann Intern Med 150:830-9, W147-9. 2009
    ..Red yeast rice is an herbal supplement that decreases low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol level...
  2. doi request reprint Marked variability of monacolin levels in commercial red yeast rice products: buyer beware!
    Ram Y Gordon
    Chestnut Hill Hospital, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, USA
    Arch Intern Med 170:1722-7. 2010
    ..We evaluated monacolin levels in 12 commercial RYR formulations and tested for citrinin, a mycotoxin that is nephrotoxic in animals...
  3. doi request reprint The role of red yeast rice for the physician
    Ram Y Gordon
    Division of Cardiology, Chestnut Hill Hospital, Philadelphia, PA 19118, USA
    Curr Atheroscler Rep 13:73-80. 2011
    ..Therefore, until red yeast rice products are regulated and standardized, physicians and patients should be cautious in recommending this promising alternative therapy for hyperlipidemia...
  4. doi request reprint Tolerability of red yeast rice (2,400 mg twice daily) versus pravastatin (20 mg twice daily) in patients with previous statin intolerance
    Steven C Halbert
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Cardiol 105:198-204. 2010
    ..In conclusion, red yeast rice was tolerated as well as pravastatin and achieved a comparable reduction of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol in a population previously intolerant to statins...
  5. doi request reprint Phytosterols, red yeast rice, and lifestyle changes instead of statins: a randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled trial
    David J Becker
    Division of Cardiology, Chestnut Hill Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Am Heart J 166:187-96. 2013
    ..Many patients who refuse or cannot tolerate statin drugs choose alternative therapies for lipid lowering...
  6. doi request reprint Simvastatin vs therapeutic lifestyle changes and supplements: randomized primary prevention trial
    David J Becker
    Division of Cardiology, Chestnut Hill Hospital, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 83:758-64. 2008
    ..To compare the lipid-lowering effects of an alternative regimen (lifestyle changes, red yeast rice, and fish oil) with a standard dose of a 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl coenzyme A reductase inhibitor (statin)...