Tests of Cholesterol Drugs Offer Hope of Reducing Heart Attacks and Strokes

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Tests of Cholesterol Drugs Offer Hope of Reducing Heart Attacks and Strokes

Postby rep » Thu Mar 19, 2015 11:04 am

Tests of Cholesterol Drugs Offer Hope of Reducing Heart Attacks and Strokes

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Among the problems:
Executives at CVS Health, a leading pharmacy benefits manager, recently said that PCSK9 inhibitors might cost $7,000 to $12,000 a year and would strain health care budgets because so many people might use them.


While the drugs appeared generally safe, there was evidence that they could cause memory problems.

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