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    New ‘once-in-a-decade’ Novartis drug for heart failure approved by FDA (FAQ)
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    cardiostarusa1 posted:
    Entresto, previously known as LCZ696, is the first of a new class of drugs, called angiotensin receptor neprilysin inhibitors, for the condition and is a tablet that is taken twice a day. The results of studies of the drug that were published last year have been viewed by many medical professionals as nothing short of remarkable.......

    "This is one of those once-in-a-decade kind of breakthroughs, to get a drug that extends life so substantially," David Epstein, head of Novartis's pharmaceutical division, told the New York Times in an interview.......



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