Alirocumab, a new cholesterol drug found highly helpful in combating heart diseases

November 19, 2014 9:30 AM

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Alirocumab, a newly genetically-designed antibody has been found highly effective at removing bad cholesterol or LDT from the bloodstream by blocking the activity of a protein that impedes the body from naturally removing its bad cholesterols. This new cholesterol medication is injected once every two weeks into the body, contrary to existing cholesterol drugs that are administered orally.

Researchers during a meeting of the American Heart Association in Chicago presented the results of a clinical study that attested to the fact that Alirocumab is much more effective for treating patients that couldn’t withstand the side-effects of Zeita – the most common statin-based bad-cholesterol ...

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