Description and Brand Names

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US Brand Name

  1. Repatha

Descriptions


Evolocumab injection is used together with a proper diet and a statin medicine to treat patients with heterozygous familial hypercholesterolemia or atherosclerotic heart problems, who need additional lowering of LDL cholesterol. It is also used together with a proper diet and other medicine to treat patients with homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia (HoFH), who need additional lowering of LDL cholesterol. This medicine is a PCSK9 (proprotein convertase subtilisin kexin type 9) inhibitor.

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Solution