Cardiovascular Disease Resource Center

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

Should Statins be Started Past 80?

Hypercholesterolemia is common among patients >80 years, yet research is lacking on the safety and efficacy of hypercholesterolemia medications in this patient population.

New Dyslipidemia Management Recommendations

The National Lipid Association (NLA) has released new recommendations for the management of dyslipidemia.

Inflammation and Blood Vessel Damage

Inflammation may be the driving force behind damage to blood vessels caused by elevated blood glucose levels.

Heparin Sodium Recalled

Hospira has announced a voluntary nationwide user-level recall of one lot of Heparin Sodium due to a confirmed customer report of particulate in a single unit.

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.

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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