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Apabetalone Gets Breakthrough Tx Designation for MACE Prevention

The FDA has granted Breakthrough Therapy designation to apabetalone (Resverlogix Corp) in combination with standard of care therapy, including high-intensity statins, for the secondary prevention of major adverse cardiac events (MACE) in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus and recent acute coronary syndrome.

Trulicity Approved to Reduce Risk of Major Adverse Cardiovascular Events

The FDA has approved Trulicity (dulaglutide; Lilly) to reduce the risk of major adverse cardiovascular events (MACE; cardiovascular death, nonfatal myocardial infarction [MI], or nonfatal stroke) in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus who have established cardiovascular disease or multiple cardiovascular risk factors.
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