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Esperion (ESPR) Announces Initiation Of Phase 3 Clinical Program With Long-Term Safety And Tolerabil

Wednesday, January 13, 2016   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Kate Oesterle
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— Company to Provide Details of Phase 3 Global Development Strategy in Q2 2016 —

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Jan. 13, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Esperion Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:ESPR), a pharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing first-in-class, oral, low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) lowering therapies for the treatment of patients with hypercholesterolemia, today announced the start of a global Phase 3 long-term safety and tolerability study (ETC-1002-040) of bempedoic acid in patients with hyperlipidemia whose LDL-C is not adequately controlled with low- and moderate-dose statins. This study will enable the Company to understand the 52 week safety profile of bempedoic acid, and top-line results are expected in the fourth quarter of 2017.

 

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