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Esperion says combo therapy lowers cholesterol level by 35 pct

08.27.2018 · Posted in Business News Article
Esperion Therapeutics Inc said on Monday a combination of its drug, bempedoic acid, taken along with Merck's Zetia lowered cholesterol level by 35 percent in a late-stage study. The study evaluated the efficacy and safety of the bempedoic acid-ezetimibe combination pill compared with bempedoic acid, ezetimibe or placebo in 382 high-risk patients. The 12-week study showed a 35 percent reduction in low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) for the combination pill compared to

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