Bempedoic acid

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Scientific Name: Bempedoic acid
Brand Name: Nexletol, Nexlizet
Company Owner: Not Available
Mechanism Of Action Normally, LDL cholesterol is produced in the liver and circulates in the blood. When the blood becomes saturated, excess LDL deposits in blood vessels including the coronary arteries, increasing the risk of cardiovascular events.
Description of the Drug: Bempedoic acid is a drug used in conjunction with lifestyle modification and/or other agents for the treatment of refractory hypercholesterolemia.
Protein Data Bank: Not Available
Source: DrugBank Online – DrugBank.com. Retrieved 2023-01-23 from https://go.drugbank.com/drugs/DB11936