Cholesterol Management Supplement Found to Contain Undeclared Rx Ingredient

Cholestene, a dietary supplement marketed for cholesterol management, has been found to contain a hidden drug ingredient, according to the Food and Drug Administration. Based on laboratory analysis, the product, which is sold on various websites and in some retail stores, has been found to contain lovastatin, an HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor (statin). Consuming a supplement…

LDL-C Lowering Combo Therapy Nexlizet Now Available

Nexlizet (bempedoic acid and ezetimibe; Esperion) is now available for use as an adjunct to diet and maximally tolerated statin therapy for the treatment of adults with heterozygous familial hypercholesterolemia or established atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease who require additional lowering of LDL-C.