Praluent

Active Ingredient(s): Alirocumab
FDA Approved: * July 24, 2015
Pharm Company: * SANOFI AVENTIS
Category: Cholesterol

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Praluent Overview

Alirocumab (trade name Praluent)[1] is a biopharmaceutical drug approved by the FDA on July 24, 2015 as a second line treatment for high cholesterol for adults whose cholesterol is not controlled by diet and statin treatment. It is a human monoclonal antibody that belongs to a novel class of anti-cholesterol drugs, known as PCSK9 inhibitors, and it was the first such agent to receive FDA approval. The FDA approval was contingent on the completion of further clinical trials...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Alirocumab
  • Injection: 150mg, 75mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Praluent: (6 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0024-5901 Praluent 75 mg/ml Subcutaneous Injection, Solution by Sanofi-aventis U.S. LLC
  • 0024-5902 Praluent 150 mg/ml Subcutaneous Injection, Solution by Sanofi-aventis U.S. LLC
  • 0024-5903 Praluent 75 mg/ml Subcutaneous Injection, Solution by Sanofi-aventis U.S. LLC
  • 0024-5904 Praluent 150 mg/ml Subcutaneous Injection, Solution by Sanofi-aventis U.S. LLC
  • 72733-5901 Praluent 75 mg/ml Subcutaneous Injection, Solution by Sanofi Us Corporation
  • 72733-5902 Praluent 150 mg/ml Subcutaneous Injection, Solution by Sanofi Us Corporation

Other drugs which contain Alirocumab or a similar ingredient: (1 result)






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