Understanding Cholesterol-Lowering Medications Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins

Medications:

ezetimibe and simvastatin Ezetimibe And Simvastatin

Ezetimibe reduces the amount of cholesterol absorbed by the body...learn more »

amlodipine and atorvastatin Amlodipine And Atorvastatin

Atorvastatin is in a group of drugs called HMG CoA reductase inhibitors, or "statins." Atorvastatin reduces levels of "bad" cholesterol (low-density lipoprot...learn more »

ezetimibe Ezetimibe

Ezetimibe reduces the amount of cholesterol absorbed by the body...learn more »

colesevelam Colesevelam

Colesevelam is a cholesterol-lowering drug...learn more »

fenofibrate Fenofibrate

Fenofibrate helps reduce cholesterol and triglycerides (fatty acids) in the blood. High levels of these types of fat in the blood are associated with an incr...learn more »

atorvastatin Atorvastatin

Atorvastatin is in a group of drugs called HMG CoA reductase inhibitors, or "statins." Atorvastatin reduces levels of "bad" cholesterol (low-density lipoprot...learn more »

fluvastatin Fluvastatin

Fluvastatin is in a group of drugs called HMG CoA reductase inhibitors, or "statins." Fluvastatin reduces levels of "bad" cholesterol (low-density lipoprotei...learn more »

psyllium Psyllium

Psyllium is a bulk-forming fiber laxative. Psyllium works by absorbing liquid in the intestines and swelling to create a softer, bulky stool that is easier t...learn more »

simvastatin Simvastatin

Simvastatin is in a group of drugs called HMG CoA reductase inhibitors, or "statins." Simvastatin reduces levels of "bad" cholesterol (low-density lipoprotei...learn more »

colestipol Colestipol

Colestipol is a cholesterol-lowering drug...learn more »

pravastatin Pravastatin

Pravastatin is in a group of drugs called HMG CoA reductase inhibitors, or "statins." Pravastatin reduces levels of "bad" cholesterol (low-density lipoprotei...learn more »

gemfibrozil Gemfibrozil

Gemfibrozil helps reduce cholesterol and triglycerides (fatty acids) in the blood. High levels of these types of fat in the blood are associated with an incr...learn more »





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