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What drugs are used to treat high cholesterol?

Related Topics: High Cholesterol, Drug
 

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Cholesterol-lowering drugs include:

  • Statins
  • Niacin
  • Bile-acid resins
  • Fibric acid derivatives

Cholesterol-lowering medicine is most effective when combined with a low-cholesterol diet.

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