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Study lifts cloud over heart drugs Zetia, Vytorin

A major study lifts a cloud around Zetia and Vytorin, blockbuster drugs for lowering cholesterol. The study found that these pills modestly lower the risk of heart attacks and other problems in people at ...

Nov 17, 2014
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FDA backs Vytorin for kidney disease patients

(AP) -- The Food and Drug Administration says Merck's cholesterol drug Vytorin helps reduce heart attack, stroke and related problems in patients with kidney disease, a potential new use for the blockbuster drug.

Oct 31, 2011
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Study finds no link between statins and cancer risk

(Medical Xpress) -- A new study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology reports that, contrary to previous studies, the use of cholesterol reducing statin drugs does not increase the risk of patien ...

Jul 25, 2011
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