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High Cholesterol, Familial Heterozygous Medications

Definition of High Cholesterol, Familial Heterozygous:

High cholesterol is the presence of high levels of cholesterol in the blood. Familial means that is passed down through families and is a genetic disorder. The altered gene that causes familial high cholesterol is located on chromosome number 19. It contains the information for a protein called LDL receptor that is responsible to clear up LDL from the blood stream. One in 500 individuals carries one altered gene causing familial hypercholesterolemia. These individuals are called heterozygotes.

Drugs associated with High Cholesterol, Familial Heterozygous

The following drugs and medications are in some way related to, or used in the treatment of High Cholesterol, Familial Heterozygous. This service should be used as a supplement to, and NOT a substitute for, the expertise, skill, knowledge and judgment of healthcare practitioners.

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Lipitor (Pro, More...)
generic name: atorvastatin class: statins
2 reviews
   
8.3
Crestor (Pro, More...)
generic name: rosuvastatin class: statins
5 reviews
   
8.2
Zocor (Pro, More...)
generic name: simvastatin class: statins
0 reviews
   
5.0
Zetia (Pro, More...)
generic name: ezetimibe class: cholesterol absorption inhibitors
4 reviews
   
8.0
Pravachol (Pro, More...)
generic name: pravastatin class: statins
0 reviews
   
8.3
Vytorin (Pro, More...)
generic name: ezetimibe/simvastatin class: antihyperlipidemic combinations
1 review
   
10
Mevacor (Pro, More...)
generic name: lovastatin class: statins
1 review
   
9.0
Praluent (More...)
generic name: alirocumab class:
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Lescol (Pro, More...)
generic name: fluvastatin class: statins
0 reviewsNot rated
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Advicor (Pro, More...)
generic name: lovastatin/niacin class: antihyperlipidemic combinations
0 reviewsNot rated
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Altocor (More...)
generic name: lovastatin class: statins
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Lescol XL (More...)
generic name: fluvastatin class: statins
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Altoprev (Pro, More...)
generic name: lovastatin class: statins
1 review
   
9.0
Juvisync (Pro, More...)
generic name: simvastatin/sitagliptin class: antidiabetic combinations, antihyperlipidemic combinations
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Learn more about High Cholesterol, Familial Heterozygous

Synonym(s): Familial Hypercholesterolemia, Heterozygous; Heterozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia; Heterozygous FH; Hypercholesterolemia, Familial Heterozygous

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