How to save money by taking the pill to prevent heart attacks
A prescription for cholesterol medication can save you thousands of dollars by eliminating the need to buy the medication and the risk of having your cholesterol treated, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
The agency said Friday that a new drug, Cialis, has the potential to lower cholesterol by more than 40 percent and reduce the risk for heart attacks and strokes.
It is the first cholesterol drug to be approved for that purpose by the FDA since 2008.
The FDA also approved another cholesterol medication, Lipitor, that has the same benefits.
The new drugs were approved under the designation of new drugs.
They are meant to lower the risk that people who already have a heart attack or stroke may also have an enlarged heart.
The heart disease-causing cholesterol can be hard to treat.
Patients are often given drugs to treat their cholesterol and to lower their risk of heart attacks or strokes.
This is not a drug that can be prescribed to people with existing heart disease, said Dr. David Tisch, a cardiologist at Johns Hopkins University who studies the drug-drug interactions in heart disease.
“The medication is a potential therapy that’s already being used and that has shown great promise,” he said.
CialIS has not been shown to reduce the heart attack and stroke risk.
The drugs are given by injection in pill form.
They cost about $600 a month.
But patients who take the pills can save money.
“You can save up to $2,000 a year by taking Cialist,” said Dr., Michael Davenport, chief of cardiology at New York University Langone Medical Center.
The medication is usually taken at night and taken by injection every night.
Patients can take it in pill, injection, liquid or oral form.
The drug, which is also approved by the U