Alirocumab can Lower Cholesterol Level

September 1, 2014 4:33 PM

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Alirocumab can Lower Cholesterol Level

An experimental drug from Sanofi and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals can reduce the cases of heart attack and stroke by almost half after lowering cholesterol levels in the patients, according to researchers.

The medicine, alirocumab, is among a new class of cholesterol-lowering drugs that lowers bad LDL cholesterol using a revolutionary technique. Alirocumab reduces risk of cardiovascular death, stroke, nonfatal myocardial infarction and angina Alirocumab contains proprotein convertase subtilisin kexin ...

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