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Table 1 Serum lipoproteins, MDA and total antioxidants before and after beginning of Lovastatin at the end of 1.5 and 3 months.

From: Effect of Lovastatin on Lipid peroxidation and total antioxidant concentrations in hemodialysis patients

markers time Cholesterol (mg/dl) LDL-C (mg/dl) VLDL-C (mg/dl) HDL-C (mg/dl) TG (mg/dl) MDA (nmol/ml) Total Antioxidant (mmol/ml)
Pre Lovastatin 185.8 ± 48.3 120.1 ± 48.9 40.7 ± 18.9 24.9 ± 11.1 213.7 ± 112.4 13.1 ± 3.5 0.98 ± 0.17
45 days after Lovastatin 150.9 ± 32 83.9 ± 38.3 36.6 ± 15.6 29.0 ± 12.2 183.3 ± 78.1 3.68 ± 2.6 1.16 ± 0.29
90 day after Lovastatin 149.3 ± 37.8 84.8 ± 43.7 30.7 ± 10.9 31.4 ± 7.7 153.4 ± 54.8 1.27 ± 1.0 1.28 ± 0.27