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Trilipix Advisory Committee Call For Outcomes Trial Could Be Damaged By Niaspan Failure

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Abbott Laboratories is facing a difficult proposition with its cholesterol franchise. At the May 19 review of the ACCORD-Lipid data on use of Trilipix with a statin, FDA's Endocrinologic and Metabolic Drugs Advisory Committee called for outcomes trials to determine whether the combination has value in a particular subpopulation.

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