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High Cholesterol Medications

Definition of High Cholesterol:

Acquired lipid disorders is a group of disorders characterized by an excess of fatty substances, such as cholesterol, triglycerides, and lipoproteins present in the blood.

Drugs (by generic name) associated with High Cholesterol

The following drugs and medications are in some way related to, or used in the treatment of High Cholesterol. 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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Drug Name DownUp(View by: Brand | Generic ) Reviews Ratings DownUp
lovastatin / niacin systemic (Pro, More...)
class: antihyperlipidemic combinations
1 review
   
7.5
fluvastatin systemic (Pro, More...)
class: statins
0 reviews
   
7.5
ezetimibe / simvastatin systemic (Pro, More...)
class: antihyperlipidemic combinations
14 reviews
   
7.4
lovastatin systemic (Pro, More...)
class: statins
5 reviews
   
7.4
colesevelam systemic (Pro, More...)
class: bile acid sequestrants
7 reviews
   
7.1
gemfibrozil systemic (Pro, More...)
class: fibric acid derivatives
12 reviews
   
7.0
niacin / simvastatin systemic (Pro, More...)
class: antihyperlipidemic combinations
7 reviews
   
6.7
rosuvastatin systemic (Pro, More...)
class: statins
51 reviews
   
6.4
niacin systemic (Pro, More...)
class: miscellaneous antihyperlipidemic agents, vitamins
34 reviews
   
6.4
pitavastatin systemic (Pro, More...)
class: statins
31 reviews
   
6.4
ezetimibe systemic (Pro, More...)
class: cholesterol absorption inhibitors
21 reviews
   
6.3
atorvastatin systemic (Pro, More...)
class: statins
50 reviews
   
6.0
simvastatin systemic (Pro, More...)
class: statins
66 reviews
   
5.8
pravastatin systemic (Pro, More...)
class: statins
14 reviews
   
5.7
fenofibric acid systemic (More...)
class: fibric acid derivatives
12 reviews
   
5.2
simvastatin / sitagliptin systemic (Pro, More...)
class: antidiabetic combinations, antihyperlipidemic combinations
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mycophenolate mofetil systemic (Pro, More...)
class: selective immunosuppressants
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Alternative treatments for High Cholesterol

The following products are considered to be alternative treatments or natural remedies for High Cholesterol. Their efficacy may not have been scientifically tested to the same degree as the drugs listed in the table above. However there may be historical, cultural or anecdotal evidence linking their use to the treatment of High Cholesterol.

Topics under High Cholesterol

Learn more about High Cholesterol

Synonym(s): Cholesteremia; Cholesterol, Elevated Levels; Cholesterol, High; Cholesterolemia; Familial Hypercholesterolemia; Hypercholesterolemia; Hypercholesterolemia, Familial; Hyperlipidemia; Lipid Metabolism Disorders

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