FDA Approves Aegerion's Cholesterol D...

FDA Approves Aegerion's Cholesterol Drug Juxtapid

There are 1 comment on the MediLexicon story from Dec 25, 2012, titled FDA Approves Aegerion's Cholesterol Drug Juxtapid. In it, MediLexicon reports that:

Aegerion Pharmaceuticals announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved use of Juxtapid pills as an accompaniment to a low-fat diet and other lipid-lowering treatments.

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Austin, TX

#1 Dec 27, 2012
Apparently Juxtapid has only been tested in those who have HoFH (according to http://www.rxwiki.com/news-release/juxtapid-r... ). Is there any further research being conducted along these lines? Surely there are others who could benefit from lowering bad cholesterol.

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