Ezetimibe data confirms CHD benefits for high-risk patients

Cardiologists prescribing ezetimibe as an add-on therapy can finally be reassured that the LDL-lowering drug can prevent cardiovascular disease, a major trial shows.

Though doctors have been prescribing the drug for years, no previous trials had shown the drug conferred any benefit besides lowering LDL.

But and an international study of 18,000