Cardiovascular Disease Resource Center

Click on the subcategory below to find drug monographs for that particular area.

Excessive Sodium Intake in Children

Over 90% of school-age children in the United States are consuming more than the recommended daily allowance of sodium.

Small Weight Gain Ups Blood Pressure

Even modest weight gain may elevate blood pressure in healthy individuals at normal weight.

Statins and Diabetic Complications

Statins may help prevent microvascular complications associated with diabetes.

Two New Epaned Indications

The FDA has approved Epaned for two additional indications: treatment of symptomatic heart failure and asymptomatic left ventricular dysfunction.

That Extra Cup of Coffee

Data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey III was used to determine whether coffee has an effect on cardiovascular and all-cause mortality.

New Device Detects Falls

The FDA has granted clearance for its HealthPatch MD biosensor for 24-hour patient monitoring in their homes.

Novel Cholesterol Drug BLA Submitted

Amgen announced that it has submitted a Biologics License Application (BLA) to the FDA for evolocumab for the treatment of high cholesterol.

New Drug Product: Zontivity

To reduce thrombotic cardiovascular events in patients with a history of myocardial infarction (MI) or with peripheral arterial disease (PAD).

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