Expect New Cholesterol Injectables to be Saved as Add-On Meds

You'll hear buzz about "PCSK9 inhibitors" for high cholesterol, Praluent (PRAL-you-ent, alirocumab) and Repatha (rih-PATH-ah, evolocumab).

These will be the first "biologic" injectable cholesterol meds.

They're getting lots of press because they can lower bad LDL cholesterol levels by about 60%...regardless of statin use.

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