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Medications for Hyperlipoproteinemia

About Hyperlipoproteinemia:  Hyperlipoproteinemia is an increase in the lipoprotein concentration of the blood.

Drugs Used to Treat Hyperlipoproteinemia

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

Drug name Rx / OTC Pregnancy CSA Alcohol Reviews Rating Popularity
fenofibrate C N 10 reviews
5.0

Generic name: fenofibrate systemic

Brand names:  TriCor, Antara, Lipofen, Triglide, Lofibra, Fenoglide …show all

Drug class: fibric acid derivatives

For consumers: dosage, interactions,

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TriCor C N 3 reviews
4.0

Generic name: fenofibrate systemic

Drug class: fibric acid derivatives

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Lipitor X N Add review Rate

Generic name: atorvastatin systemic

Drug class: statins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

atorvastatin X N Add review Rate

Generic name: atorvastatin systemic

Brand name:  Lipitor

Drug class: statins

For consumers: dosage, interactions,

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

Crestor X N 2 reviews
6.0

Generic name: rosuvastatin systemic

Drug class: statins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

pravastatin X N Add review
10

Generic name: pravastatin systemic

Brand name:  Pravachol

Drug class: statins

For consumers: dosage, interactions,

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

Pravachol X N Add review
10

Generic name: pravastatin systemic

Drug class: statins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

simvastatin X N 1 review
8.0

Generic name: simvastatin systemic

Brand names:  Zocor, FloLipid

Drug class: statins

For consumers: dosage, interactions,

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

Niaspan C N X 1 review
9.0

Generic name: niacin systemic

Drug class: vitamins, miscellaneous antihyperlipidemic agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Colestid N N Add review
6.0

Generic name: colestipol systemic

Drug class: bile acid sequestrants

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

Zocor X N Add review Rate

Generic name: simvastatin systemic

Drug class: statins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

gemfibrozil C N Add review
6.0

Generic name: gemfibrozil systemic

Brand name:  Lopid

Drug class: fibric acid derivatives

For consumers: dosage, interactions,

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

rosuvastatin X N 2 reviews
6.0

Generic name: rosuvastatin systemic

Brand name:  Crestor

Drug class: statins

For consumers: dosage, interactions,

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

Lopid C N Add review
6.0

Generic name: gemfibrozil systemic

Drug class: fibric acid derivatives

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

Welchol B N Add review Rate

Generic name: colesevelam systemic

Drug class: bile acid sequestrants

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

colestipol N N 2 reviews
5.0

Generic name: colestipol systemic

Brand names:  Colestid, Colestid Flavored

Drug class: bile acid sequestrants

For consumers: dosage, interactions,

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

niacin C N X 1 review
8.0

Generic name: niacin systemic

Brand names:  Niaspan, Slo-Niacin, Niacin SR, B-3-50, Niacor, Nicotinex, B3-500-Gr …show all

Drug class: vitamins, miscellaneous antihyperlipidemic agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions,

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

Antara C N Add review
3.0

Generic name: fenofibrate systemic

Drug class: fibric acid derivatives

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Lipofen C N Add review
5.0

Generic name: fenofibrate systemic

Drug class: fibric acid derivatives

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

cholestyramine C N 1 review
7.0

Generic name: cholestyramine systemic

Brand names:  Prevalite, Cholestyramine Light

Drug class: bile acid sequestrants

For consumers: dosage, interactions,

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

lovastatin X N Add review Rate

Generic name: lovastatin systemic

Brand names:  Altocor, Altoprev

Drug class: statins

For consumers: dosage, interactions,

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

Triglide C N Add review Rate

Generic name: fenofibrate systemic

Drug class: fibric acid derivatives

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

colesevelam B N Add review Rate

Generic name: colesevelam systemic

Brand name:  Welchol

Drug class: bile acid sequestrants

For consumers: dosage, interactions,

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

Lofibra C N Add review
5.0

Generic name: fenofibrate systemic

Drug class: fibric acid derivatives

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Lescol X N Add review Rate

Generic name: fluvastatin systemic

Drug class: statins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

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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 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 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 in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
N FDA has not classified the drug.
Controlled Substances Act Schedule
N Is not subject to the Controlled Substances Act.
1 Has a high potential for abuse. Has no currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. There is a lack of accepted safety for use under medical supervision.
2 Has a high potential for abuse. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States or a currently accepted medical use with severe restrictions. Abuse may lead to severe psychological or physical dependence.
3 Has a potential for abuse less than those in schedules 1 and 2. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to moderate or low physical dependence or high psychological dependence.
4 Has a low potential for abuse relative to those in schedule 3. It has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to those in schedule 3.
5 Has a low potential for abuse relative to those in schedule 4. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to those in schedule 4.
Alcohol
X Interacts with Alcohol.

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