Kynamro, which also goes by the generic name Mipomersen, is in the category of antihyperlipidemic agents. Its function is in lowering the level of cholesterol in the blood. Kynamro reduces blood levels of 'bad' cholesterol, such as low-density lipoprotein, apolipoprotein-B, or non-high-density lipoprotein. The drug is used together with a low-fat diet, and other treatment measures help to treat people with an inherited type of high cholesterol.
Drug Name: Kynamro
Generic name: Mipomersen sodium