Experimental Cholesterol Rx Effective for Those Who Can't Take Statins
An experimental medication called alirocumab might turn out to be more effective at lowering levels of LDL ("bad") cholesterol than other alternatives to statins.
Statins Alone Aren't the Only Option for High Cholesterol
When unhealthy cholesterol hits very high levels, patients might take a statin medication to help reduce those levels. For those who don’t respond well to this treatment, a lower-intensity statin with another medication may help.
Cholesterol Rx Recalled
We count on prescription medications for our health, but just like fresh foods, they can be subject to recall. A recent medicine recall might lead to shortages for some patients.
Merck Cholesterol Drug Delayed
Drugmaker Merck & Co. announced Monday that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) did not approve its investigational combination cholesterol-lowering drug.