F.D.A. Approves Merck’s Combination Drug to Reduce Cholesterol

The drug pairs Merck’s Zetia, which lowers low-density lipoprotein, with the generic version of Lipitor, the best-selling statin made by Pfizer that lost its patent protection in 2011.    
Source: NYT Health - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Pfizer Inc PFE NYSE Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Food and Drug Administration Zetia (Drug) Cholesterol Lipitor (Drug) Merck & Company Inc MRK NYSE Source Type: news