New Analyses from the IMPROVE-IT Study with VYTORIN® (ezetimibe and simvastatin)

Dateline City: KENILWORTH, N.J. Further Analyses on the Long-Term Safety and Efficacy of VYTORIN® from the IMPROVE-IT Study Presented at the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Meeting KENILWORTH, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Merck (NYSE:MRK), known as MSD in the United States and Canada, today announced results from new analyses from the IMPROVE-IT study. “IMPROVE-IT presents us with the opportunity to look at cardiovascular outcomes data for patients treated with the combination of simvastatin and ezetimibe (VYTORIN) and allows us to look at the important aspect of long-term safety and efficacy under controlled conditions,” said Dr. Michael A. Blazing, Duke Department of Medicine. Language: English Contact: For MerckMedia:Pamela Eisele, 267-305-3558orMichael Close, 267-305-1211orInvestors:Justin Holko, 908-740-1879 Ticker Slug: Ticker: MRK Exchange: NYSE read more
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