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FDA Cmte. To Weigh Breadth Of Vytorin/Zetia CV Risk Reduction Claim In Renally Impaired Patients

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The Endocrinologic and Metabolic Drugs Advisory Committee will vote Nov. 2 on whether a new claim for reducing the risk of major cardiovascular events based upon the SHARP study should apply to both the pre-dialysis and dialysis populations.

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