U.S. FDA Approves Broad New Labels for NEXLETOL® and NEXLIZET® to Prevent Heart Attacks and Cardiovascular Procedures in Both Primary and Secondary Prevention Patients, Regardless of Statin Use

ANN ARBOR, Mich., March 22, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Esperion (NASDAQ: ESPR) today announced that the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved broad new label expansions for NEXLETOL® (bempedoic acid) Tablets and NEXLIZET® (bempedoic acid and ezetimibe) Tablets based on positive CLEAR Outcomes data that include indications for cardiovascular risk reduction and expanded LDL-C lowering in both primary and secondary prevention patients. In addition, the enhanced labels support the use of NEXLETOL and NEXLIZET either alone or in combination with statins. They also include new indications for primary hyperlipidemia, alone or in combination with a statin, and are the only LDL-C lowering non-statin drugs indicated for primary prevention patients. Read more…