Heart Beat – September 2023


 Reformulated Gout Drug Protects Against Cardiac Events

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration has approved colchicine (Lodoco®) for reducing cardiovascular (CVD) events in patients with atherosclerosis or at high CVD risk. The first anti-inflammatory drug approved for this purpose, Lodoco is taken daily with or without a statin or other lipid-lowering drug.

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