Table 3

Initial lipid profiles (by therapy by those who completed 12 months of treatment)

Cholesterol (mmol/l) HDL (mmol/l) %HDL Triglycerides (mmol/l)
Gold (n=25)5.41 (2.66–10.10)1.22 (0.85–2.65)23.5 (11.9–35.6)1.16 (0.55–4.30)
HCQ (n=35)5.05 (3.39–7.70)1.20 (0.68–2.15)24.4 (11.9–49.3)1.07 (0.09–3.40)
Non-completers (n=40)5.13 (3.10–8.35)1.05 (0.70–1.75)18.8 (10.9–20.9)1.35 (0.14–3.16)
  • Medians and ranges are shown. There were no significant differences between the gold and HCQ groups (Mann–Whitney).