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FDA approves expanded label for Regeneron/Sanofi’s cholesterol drug

(Reuters) – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc’s cholesterol drug Praluent as a treatment to cut the risk of heart attacks, stroke and other major cardiovascular events. The FDA’s decision will allow the drug, developed along with Sanofi SA, to be prescribed to reduce the overall risk of major… Read More »

Wyden floats adding prescription drug comparison tool to EHRs

Brief Published March 28, 2019 Dive Brief: Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., wants to place a pop-up on providers’ EHRs with prescription drug price information and alternative options, including different medications and pharmacies for pick-up. The intervention at the point of prescribing is meant to allow for comparison shopping. The Senate Finance committee ranking member pitched… Read More »