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Medications for 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.

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Drug name Rating Reviews Activity ? Rx/OTC Pregnancy CSA Alcohol
fenofibrate 5.0 15 reviews for fenofibrate to treat Hyperlipoproteinemia
Rx C N
Generic name:
fenofibrate systemic
Brand names:
TriCor, Antara, Lipofen, Triglide, Fenoglide
Drug class:
fibric acid derivatives
For consumers:
dosage, interactions, side effects
For professionals:
AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information
atorvastatin 2.0 1 review for atorvastatin to treat Hyperlipoproteinemia
Rx X N X
Generic name:
atorvastatin systemic
Brand names:
Lipitor, Atorvaliq
Drug class:
statins
For consumers:
dosage, interactions, side effects
For professionals:
AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information
TriCor 3.7 3 reviews for TriCor to treat Hyperlipoproteinemia
Rx C N
Generic name:
fenofibrate systemic
Drug class:
fibric acid derivatives
For consumers:
dosage, interactions, side effects
For professionals:
Prescribing Information
Lipitor Rate Add review
Rx X N X
Generic name:
atorvastatin systemic
Drug class:
statins
For consumers:
dosage, interactions, side effects
For professionals:
Prescribing Information
pravastatin Rate Add review
Rx X N X
Generic name:
pravastatin systemic
Drug class:
statins
For consumers:
dosage, interactions, side effects
For professionals:
AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information
Crestor 6.5 2 reviews for Crestor to treat Hyperlipoproteinemia
Rx X N X
Generic name:
rosuvastatin systemic
Drug class:
statins
For consumers:
dosage, interactions, side effects
For professionals:
Prescribing Information
simvastatin 8.0 1 review for simvastatin to treat Hyperlipoproteinemia
Rx X N X
Generic name:
simvastatin systemic
Brand names:
Zocor, FloLipid
Drug class:
statins
For consumers:
dosage, interactions, side effects
For professionals:
AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information
Niaspan 9.0 1 review for Niaspan to treat Hyperlipoproteinemia
Rx/OTC C N X
Generic name:
niacin systemic
Drug class:
vitamins, miscellaneous antihyperlipidemic agents
For consumers:
dosage, interactions, side effects
For professionals:
Prescribing Information
rosuvastatin 6.5 2 reviews for rosuvastatin to treat Hyperlipoproteinemia
Rx X N X
Generic name:
rosuvastatin systemic
Brand name:
Crestor
Drug class:
statins
For consumers:
dosage, interactions, side effects
For professionals:
AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information
gemfibrozil 5.5 2 reviews for gemfibrozil to treat Hyperlipoproteinemia
Rx C N
Generic name:
gemfibrozil systemic
Brand name:
Lopid
Drug class:
fibric acid derivatives
For consumers:
dosage, interactions, side effects
For professionals:
AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information
colestipol 3.5 5 reviews for colestipol to treat Hyperlipoproteinemia
Rx N N
Generic name:
colestipol systemic
Brand names:
Colestid, Colestid Flavored
Drug class:
bile acid sequestrants
For consumers:
dosage, interactions, side effects
For professionals:
AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information
niacin 9.0 2 reviews for niacin to treat Hyperlipoproteinemia
Rx/OTC C N X
Generic name:
niacin systemic
Brand names:
Niaspan, Slo-Niacin, Niacin SR, B3-500-Gr, Endur-acin, HDL Benefit, Niacor, NiaVasc
Drug class:
vitamins, miscellaneous antihyperlipidemic agents
For consumers:
dosage, interactions, side effects
For professionals:
AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information
cholestyramine 7.0 3 reviews for cholestyramine to treat Hyperlipoproteinemia
Rx C N
Generic name:
cholestyramine systemic
Brand names:
Prevalite, Cholestyramine Light
Drug class:
bile acid sequestrants
For consumers:
dosage, interactions, side effects
For professionals:
AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information
Colestid Rate Add review
Rx N N
Generic name:
colestipol systemic
Drug class:
bile acid sequestrants
For consumers:
dosage, interactions, side effects
For professionals:
Prescribing Information
Zocor Rate Add review
Rx X N X
Generic name:
simvastatin systemic
Drug class:
statins
For consumers:
dosage, interactions, side effects
For professionals:
Prescribing Information
Lopid Rate Add review
Rx C N
Generic name:
gemfibrozil systemic
Drug class:
fibric acid derivatives
For consumers:
dosage, interactions, side effects
For professionals:
Prescribing Information
Welchol Rate Add review
Rx B N
Generic name:
colesevelam systemic
Drug class:
bile acid sequestrants
For consumers:
dosage, interactions, side effects
For professionals:
Prescribing Information
Antara Rate Add review
Rx C N
Generic name:
fenofibrate systemic
Drug class:
fibric acid derivatives
For consumers:
dosage, interactions, side effects
For professionals:
Prescribing Information
lovastatin Rate Add review
Rx X N X
Generic name:
lovastatin systemic
Brand names:
Altocor, Altoprev
Drug class:
statins
For consumers:
dosage, interactions, side effects
For professionals:
AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information
Atorvaliq Rate Add review
Rx X N X
Generic name:
atorvastatin systemic
For consumers:
dosage, interactions, side effects
For professionals:
Prescribing Information
Lipofen Rate Add review
Rx C N
Generic name:
fenofibrate systemic
Drug class:
fibric acid derivatives
For consumers:
dosage, interactions, side effects
For professionals:
Prescribing Information
Prevalite 9.0 1 review for Prevalite to treat Hyperlipoproteinemia
Rx C N
Generic name:
cholestyramine systemic
Drug class:
bile acid sequestrants
For consumers:
dosage, interactions, side effects
For professionals:
Prescribing Information
Triglide Rate Add review
Rx C N
Generic name:
fenofibrate systemic
Drug class:
fibric acid derivatives
For consumers:
dosage, interactions, side effects
For professionals:
Prescribing Information
colesevelam Rate Add review
Rx B N
Generic name:
colesevelam systemic
Brand name:
Welchol
Drug class:
bile acid sequestrants
For consumers:
dosage, interactions, side effects
For professionals:
AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information
Cholestyramine Light Rate Add review
Rx C N
Generic name:
cholestyramine systemic
Drug class:
bile acid sequestrants
For consumers:
dosage, interactions, side effects
For professionals:
Prescribing Information

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Rating For ratings, users were asked how effective they found the medicine while considering positive/adverse effects and ease of use (1 = not effective, 10 = most effective).
Activity Activity is based on recent site visitor activity relative to other medications in the list.
Rx Prescription only.
OTC Over-the-counter.
Rx/OTC Prescription or Over-the-counter.
Off-label This medication may not be approved by the FDA for the treatment of this condition.
EUA An Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) allows the FDA to authorize unapproved medical products or unapproved uses of approved medical products to be used in a declared public health emergency when there are no adequate, approved, and available alternatives.
Expanded Access Expanded Access is a potential pathway for a patient with a serious or immediately life-threatening disease or condition to gain access to an investigational medical product (drug, biologic, or medical device) for treatment outside of clinical trials when no comparable or satisfactory alternative therapy options are available.
Pregnancy Category
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 (CSA) Schedule
M The drug has multiple schedules. The schedule may depend on the exact dosage form or strength of the medication.
U CSA Schedule is unknown.
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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