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, sold under the brand name Praluent, is a medication used 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 to better determine efficacy and safety.[...

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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: (8 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
  • 61755-020 Praluent 75 mg/ml Subcutaneous Injection, Solution by Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 61755-021 Praluent 150 mg/ml Subcutaneous Injection, Solution by Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 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)