Should You Be Worried About The Neurocognitive Side Effects Of The New Cholesterol Drugs?

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Amgen, Sanofi, and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc. have reported additional information about the cholesterol lowering drugs PCSK9 inhibitors. The studies were broadly consistent, showing the powerful cholesterol-lowering effects. However, both studies also reported a small but significant number of adverse neurocognitive effects in people taking the drugs. Via Forbes. Posted March 30, 2015.

–Alanna McCatty


Alanna McCatty

Alanna McCatty

Alanna McCatty is founder and CEO of McCatty Scholars, an organization that devises and implements financial literacy programs for students to combat the nationwide issue of the loss of educational opportunity due to the ramifications of burdensome student debt. At MedShadow, she reports on new findings and research on the side effects of prescription drugs. She is a graduate of Pace University.


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