New HoFH drug, KYNAMRO, approved by the FDA

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On January 29th, 2013, Genzyme (a Sanofi company), and Isis Pharmaceuticals Inc. announced that after two years of patient clinical trials the US Food and Drug Administration has approved Kynamro ™ (generic name: mipomersen sodium) for the treatment of Homozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia, the … Read More








FDA Approves New Treatment for HoFH

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On Dec 24th, 2012 Aegerion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced that the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) approved new treatment for Homozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia (HoFH) called JUXTAPID™ (lomitapide). The capsules are intended as an adjunct to a low-fat diet and other cholesterol-lowering … Read More