Help "Statin-Intolerant" Patients Stick With a Statin

The new PCSK9 inhibitor, Repatha (rih-PATH-ah, evolocumab), will raise questions about how to help patients stick with a statin.

Evolocumab is similar to alirocumab (Praluent).

Both PCSK9 inhibitors are injectable biologics...may lower LDL about 60%...cost about $14,000/yr...and lack long-term outcome and safety data.

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