Firm: Cholesterol drug failed to show...

Firm: Cholesterol drug failed to show benefit

There are 2 comments on the USA Today story from Dec 20, 2012, titled Firm: Cholesterol drug failed to show benefit. In it, USA Today reports that:

Drugmaker Merck & Co. says it will not seek U.S. approval for its cholesterol drug Tredaptive and is recommending doctors abroad stop prescribing it to new patients, based on failed study results.

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Anonymous

Bacoor, Philippines

#2 Dec 20, 2012
Cholesterol can be a big problem to many people, but it can be controlled if we eat healthy and avoid fatty food.
HumanSpirit

United States

#3 Dec 20, 2012
The Pharmacutical industry has by lying about the Statin drugs for years and billions of dollars damaging people memory and muscles and other health issues. Take the out. The society has no need for them.

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