UK NHS wasting tens of thousands a year on ‘wonder’ drug for stroke and heart attacks which does not work, experts claim

A new “hugely expensive” cholesterol drug does not improve overall survival chances for patients with heart disease and should be withdrawn from use, experts have said.

A coalition of doctors last night called on patients to be told that evolocumab, which was hailed as a “game changer” and “better than statins”, does nothing to prevent fatal heart attacks and strokes.

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NHS wasting tens of thousands a year on ‘wonder’ drug for stroke and heart attacks which does not work, experts claim

A new “hugely expensive” cholesterol drug does not improve overall survival chances for patients with heart disease and should be withdrawn from use, experts have said.

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