Cost of New Cholesterol Drugs Unsustainable, Says Study – UCSF

pills spilling out of bottleA new UC San Francisco-led study using computer models of cardiovascular disease in American adults concludes that the price of a promising new class of cholesterol-lowering drugs called PCSK9 inhibitors would need to be reduced by up to 70 percent to be cost-effective in the United States using commonly accepted standards. [read on]

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