News tagged with cholesterol drug

Ranbaxy recalls generic Lipitor doses

(AP)—Ranbaxy Pharmaceuticals Inc. has recalled dozens of lots of its generic version of cholesterol drug Lipitor because some may contain tiny glass particles, the latest in a string of manufacturing deficiencies that once ...

Nov 23, 2012
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HDL: Not so 'good' after all?

After years of having it drilled into their heads, most people now know that LDL (low-density lipoprotein) is the "bad" cholesterol package that increases the risk of cardiovascular disease, and HDL (high-density ...

Aug 28, 2012
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Some drugs are going generic this year and next

Dozens of brand-name prescription drugs are losing their patent protection, allowing generic versions to enter the market and consumers to save 30 to 80 percent on those medications, said David Belian, director of media relations ...

Aug 03, 2012
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