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CDC: “Cholesterol-lowering Medicine.”
American College of Cardiology: “High Triglycerides.”
American Heart Association: “Cholesterol Medications.”
International Journal of Clinical Practice: “Ezetimibe-associated adverse effects: what the clinician needs to know.”
World Journal of Cardiology: “PCSK9 Inhibitors: a new era of lipid lowering therapy.”
American Family Physician: “Management of Hypertriglyceridemia.”
Expert Opinions in Investigative Drugs: “Evaluating bempedoic acid for the treatment of hyperlipidaemia.”
European Society of Cardiology: “Inclisiran lowers 'bad' cholesterol for up to one year (ORION 1).”
Medscape: “PCSK9 Inhibitors: How They Work and Who Should Get Them.”
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