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  • adamwangwang47 adamwangwang47 Apr 30, 2013 5:30 PM Flag

    Patient on Lomitapide might as well take the dog drink Dirlotapide,

    a drug used to treat obesity in dogs. It is manufactured by Pfizer and mmarketed as Slentrol.

    Dirlotapide is cheap and potentially better since many dogs are taking it.

    Slentrol 5mg/ml
    (Dirlotapide) Solution

    Manufactured by Pfizer
    Product of Canada
    Shipped from Canada
    150 ML $112.50 USD

    Sentiment: Strong Sell

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    • Prices for 30 capsules of Juxtapid 5mg (brand)
      $21,013.43 with coupon vs Slentrol 5mg/ml (Dirlotapide) Solution 30 dosages for 100 bucks!!!!!

      this is a joke

      off label use when people find out...

      Sentiment: Strong Sell

    • Dose titration

      5 mg/day, wait at least 2 weeks before increasing to 10 mg/day
      Wait at least 4 weeks before increasing dose to next dosage if on 10 mg/day, 20 mg/day, or 40 mg/day
      Not to exceed 60 mg/day

      Homozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia: lomitapide (Rx) - Juxtapid

      Indicated as an adjunct to a low-fat diet and other lipid lowering treatments, including LDL apheresis where available, to reduce LDL-C, TC, apo B, and non-HDL-C in patients with homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia

      Discontinue for clinically significant liver toxicity

      Because of hepatotoxicity risk, available only through a restricted access program

      Sentiment: Strong Sell

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