The Medical Letter on Drugs and Therapeutics
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Three New Drugs for Hyperlipidemia
The FDA recently approved three new drugs for treatment of hyperlipidemia. Ezetimibe (ez et' i mibe; Zetia) is the first in a new class of drugs that inhibit intestinal absorption of cholesterol. Extended-release lovastatin (Altocor) is a new...more
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