What is Alirocumab?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Praluent


Alirocumab is a medication used to treat uncontrolled bad cholesterol in those who have plaque build-up in the coronary arteries or who have heterozygous familial hypercholesterolemia, an inherited condition that causes high levels of LDL.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Alirocumab

Side effect Patients Percentage


Based on patients currently taking Alirocumab

Dosage Patients Percentage
75 mg every other week 1


Currently taking Alirocumab

Duration Patients Percentage
1 - 2 years 1
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 1
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 1

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Alirocumab after stopping:

Treatment Patients Percentage
Rosuvastatin (Crestor) 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Alirocumab.