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ACC 2015: Amgen, Regeneron/Sanofi make case for PCSK9 inhibitor safety

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Amgen and its competitor Regeneron Pharmaceuticals with partner Sanofi won't report data from large-scale cardiovascular outcomes studies for their PCSK9 inhibitors until 2017, but the companies are sharing longer-term data from smaller clinical trials for their cholesterol-lowering therapies in hopes of encouraging prescriptions of the injectable drugs following US FDA approval later this year.

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