Addition of alirocumab to high-intensity statin treatment reduces key measures of plaque vulnerability

By | April 4, 2022
Compared with a placebo, the addition of the injectable cholesterol-lowering drug alirocumab to high-intensity statin treatment in patients who have had a heart attack resulted in twofold greater reductions in three key measures of plaque vulnerability that signal risk for future cardiac events, according to research presented at the American College of Cardiology’s 71st Annual Scientific Session.