Therapeutic Segment: Anti Hyperlipidemic
Generic Name: Atorvastatin (as Calcium) + Ezetimibe
- Prevention of Cardiovascular Events
-To reduce the risk of cardiovascular events in patients with coronary heart disease (CHD) and a history of acute coronary syndrome (ACS), either previously treated with a statin or not.
-Adjunctive therapy to diet for use in patients with primary (heterozygous familial and non-familial) hypercholesterolaemia or mixed hyperlipidaemia where use of a combination product is appropriate:
• patients not appropriately controlled with a statin alone
• patients already treated with a statin and ezetimibe
-Homozygous Familial Hypercholesterolaemia (HoFH)
Adjunctive therapy to diet for use in patients with HoFH. Patients may also receive adjunctive treatments (e.g., low-density lipoprotein [LDL] apheresis).
- 10/10 MG