Expect Most Patients to Have GI Side Effects With Juxtapid

You'll hear about a new cholesterol-lowering agent, Juxtapid (JUKS-tuh-pid, lomitapide).

It's for adults with very high cholesterol due to a rare, genetic condition called homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia.

Juxtapid will be added if needed to other lipid-lowering drugs, along with procedures to filter cholesterol from the blood.

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