Last November, Amarin reported results from the phase III Marine study of AMR101, demonstrating a 33% and 20% reduction in triglyceride levels for the 4 gram and 2 gram doses respectively, compared to placebo. Treatment with AMR101 also did not result in a statistically significant increase in levels of LDL or "bad" cholesterol compared to placebo Patients treated with the high and low doses of AMR101 reported a 2.3% drop and a 5.2% increase in LDL cholesterol, respectively, versus placebo.
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