Table 1: Baseline clinical characteristics of the 96 study patients.


Mean ± SD

Age (years)
Range (30–70) 54.41 6.99
Body Weight (kg) 89.81 12.12
Height (cm) 166.38 7.36
Body mass index (kg/m 2) 32.46 3.95
Waist (cm) 100.56 9.40
LDL-C (mg/dl)
Baseline 206.97 90.48
After 3months 179.34 55.47
Change 27.62 91.09
TC (mg/dl)
Baseline 278.0 92.06
After 3months 249.99 58.22
Change 28.01 90.18
HDL–C (mg/dl)
Baseline 32.42 13.48
After 3months 45.82 15.59
Change 13.41 19.64
TG (mg/dl)
Baseline 191.90 106.97
After 3months 140.50 70.04
Change -51.40 99.79
Liver function
SGOT (U/L) 29.30 11.85
SGPT (U/L) 40.46 16.90
Renal function
Blood Urea (mg/dl) 35.42 13.63
Serum Creatinine (mg/dl) 0.83 0.2
FBG (fasting blood sugar mg/dl) 182.90 87.57
HB (g/dl) 12.31 1.38