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Back to Nature: Prescription Dietary Supplements Cash in on Cholesterol R&D Setbacks

This article was originally published in RPM Report

Executive Summary

Between big-name statins going generic and high-profile blow-ups like torcetrapib, Cordaptive and Vytorin, cholesterol drug development has been tough going. Some drug companies think the next big thing in lipid management is something different altogether: prescription-grade supplements. It may be just the thing for a risk-averse FDA.

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