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Medications for High Cholesterol, Familial Heterozygous

Drugs associated with High Cholesterol, Familial Heterozygous

The following drugs and medications are in some way related to, or used in the treatment of this condition.

What is 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… Read more

Drug name Rx / OTC Pregnancy CSA Alcohol Reviews Rating Popularity
Lipitor Rx X N 2 reviews
8.0

Generic name: atorvastatin systemic

Drug class: statins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Crestor Rx X N 5 reviews
8.0

Generic name: rosuvastatin systemic

Drug class: statins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
simvastatin Rx X N 3 reviews
6.0

Generic name: simvastatin systemic

Brand name:  Zocor

Drug class: statins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Zetia Rx C N 6 reviews
8.0

Generic name: ezetimibe systemic

Drug class: cholesterol absorption inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
atorvastatin Rx X N 3 reviews
7.0

Generic name: atorvastatin systemic

Brand name:  Lipitor

Drug class: statins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
pravastatin Rx X N Add review
8.0

Generic name: pravastatin systemic

Brand name:  Pravachol

Drug class: statins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Pravachol Rx X N Add review
8.0

Generic name: pravastatin systemic

Drug class: statins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Zocor Rx X N Add review
5.0

Generic name: simvastatin systemic

Drug class: statins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Vytorin Rx X N 1 review
10

Generic name: ezetimibe / simvastatin systemic

Drug class: antihyperlipidemic combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
lovastatin Rx X N 3 reviews
6.0

Generic name: lovastatin systemic

Brand names:  Mevacor, Altoprev, Altocor

Drug class: statins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
ezetimibe Rx C N 6 reviews
8.0

Generic name: ezetimibe systemic

Brand name:  Zetia

Drug class: cholesterol absorption inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
rosuvastatin Rx X N 6 reviews
8.0

Generic name: rosuvastatin systemic

Brand name:  Crestor

Drug class: statins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Mevacor Rx X N 1 review
9.0

Generic name: lovastatin systemic

Drug class: statins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
ezetimibe / simvastatin Rx X N 1 review
10

Generic name: ezetimibe / simvastatin systemic

Brand name:  Vytorin

Drug class: antihyperlipidemic combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts

 
Altoprev Rx X N 1 review
9.0

Generic name: lovastatin systemic

Drug class: statins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Altocor Rx X N Add review Add

Generic name: lovastatin systemic

Drug class: statins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Lescol XL Rx X N Add review Add

Generic name: fluvastatin systemic

Drug class: statins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Praluent Rx N 2 reviews
9.0

Generic name: alirocumab systemic

Drug class: PCSK9 inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
fluvastatin Rx X N Add review Add

Generic name: fluvastatin systemic

Brand names:  Lescol XL, Lescol

Drug class: statins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Lescol Rx X N Add review Add

Generic name: fluvastatin systemic

Drug class: statins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Repatha Rx N 5 reviews
10

Generic name: evolocumab systemic

Drug class: PCSK9 inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
evolocumab Rx N 7 reviews
8.0

Generic name: evolocumab systemic

Brand names:  Repatha, Repatha Pushtronex

Drug class: PCSK9 inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph

 
alirocumab Rx N 2 reviews
9.0

Generic name: alirocumab systemic

Brand name:  Praluent

Drug class: PCSK9 inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph

 
Repatha Pushtronex Rx N Add review Add

Generic name: evolocumab systemic

Drug class: PCSK9 inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, side effects

 
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Off Label This medication may not be approved by the FDA for the treatment of this condition.
Prescription Only / Over the Counter
Rx Prescription Only
OTC Over the Counter
Rx/OTC Prescription or Over the Counter
Pregnancy
A Adequate and well-controlled studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
B Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
C Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
D There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
X Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
N FDA has not classified the drug.
Controlled Substances Act Schedule
N The drug is not subject to the Controlled Substances Act.
1 The drug has a high potential for abuse. The drug has no currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. There is a lack of accepted safety for use of the drug under medical supervision.
2 The drug has a high potential for abuse. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States or a currently accepted medical use with severe restrictions. Abuse of the drug may lead to severe psychological or physical dependence.
3 The drug has a potential for abuse less than the drugs in schedules 1 and 2. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse of the drug may lead to moderate or low physical dependence or high psychological dependence.
4 The drug has a low potential for abuse relative to the drugs in schedule 3. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse of the drug may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to the drugs in schedule 3.
5 The drug has a low potential for abuse relative to the drugs in schedule 4. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse of the drug may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to the drugs in schedule 4.
Alcohol
X Interacts with Alcohol.

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

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