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FDA fails to approve cholesterol drug for kidney disease

U.S. health regulators amended the prescribing label for Merck & Co’s cholesterol-lowering drug Vytorin to show it prevents heart problems in patients with chronic kidney disease, but stopped short of approving its use for that purpose.

The decision means Merck cannot market Vytorin as a treatment for reducing the rate of heart problems in… FDA fails to approve cholesterol drug for kidney disease   



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