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.
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 scientifially 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
- High Cholesterol, Familial Heterozygous (14 drugs)
- High Cholesterol, Familial Homozygous (8 drugs)
- Hyperlipoproteinemia (128 drugs in 6 topics)
- Hypertriglyceridemia (39 drugs)
- Niacin Flush (36 drugs)
- Sitosterolemia (1 drug)
Learn more about High Cholesterol
Micromedex® Care Notes:
Related encyclopedia articles:
- Cholesterol testing
- Chylomicronemia syndrome
- Familial combined hyperlipidemia
- Familial dysbetalipoproteinemia
- Familial hypercholesterolemia
- Familial hypertriglyceridemia
- High blood cholesterol levels
- Triglyceride level
Symptoms and treatment for:
Drugs.com Health Center:
- Cholesterol Risk Factors
- Reducing Cholesterol
- Cholesterol Testing
- Atorvastatin: Are Generic Drugs Worth the Risk?
Mayo Clinic Reference:
Synonym(s): Cholesteremia; Cholesterol, Elevated Levels; Cholesterol, High; Cholesterolemia; Familial Hypercholesterolemia; Hypercholesterolemia; Hypercholesterolemia, Familial; Hyperlipidemia; Lipid Metabolism Disorders