Cholesterol Drugs  

Cholesterol Information Guide

Our aim is to be a definitive source for people seeking, information, help, advice, and real treatment options for Cholesterol, as approved by the CDC, FDA of America and the UK department of Health.

     


  Atorvastatin Cholesterol Drug  

    ATORVASTATIN as approved by the FDA of America.

    FDA & CDC Approved Medications

     

    Atorvastatin (Lipitor)

    Synonyms: Atropic, Rovator, Trovatin, Cardyl, Sotis, Torvast, Tozalip, Xavator

     

    Atorvastatin belongs to the group of medicines called 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl coenzyme A (HMG-CoA) reductase inhibitors. It works by blocking an enzyme that is needed by the body to make cholesterol, thereby reducing the amount of cholesterol in the blood.

     

     
  Crestor Cholesterol Drug  

    crestor tablets

    CRESTOR as approved by the FDA of America.

    FDA & CDC Approved Medications

     

    Crestor (Rosuvastatin)

    Synonyms: Razel, Rostar, Rosuvas

     

     

    Crestor (Rosuvastatin) is an HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor (also known as a “statin”) used with a proper diet to help lower cholesterol and fat (triglyceride) levels and to raise good cholesterol (HDL) levels in your blood.

     

     
  Lopid Cholesterol Drug  

    lopid pills

    LOPID as approved by the FDA of America.

    FDA & CDC Approved Medications

     

    Lopid (Gemfibrozil)

    Synonyms: Bolutol, Cholespid, Decrelip, Fibratol, Fibrocit, Genlip, Hipolixan, Jezil

     

     

    Lopid (Gemfibrozil) is a lipid-regulating agent used to lower cholesterol and triglyceride levels in your blood.

     

     
  Mevacor Cholesterol Drug  

    MEVACOR as approved by the FDA of America.

    FDA & CDC Approved Medications

     

    Mevacor (Lovastatin)

    Synonyms: Lostatin, Lovacard, Recol, Altocor, Closterol, Colevix, Hipovastin, Lovasterol, Mevastatin, Pravastatin, Rovacor, Sivlor

     

    Mevacor (Lovastatin) is an HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor (also known as a “statin”) used to lower cholesterol and triglyceride levels in your blood. It may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.

     

     
  Pravachol Cholesterol Drug  

    pravachol tablets

    PRAVACHOL as approved by the FDA of America.

    FDA & CDC Approved Medications

     

    Pravachol (Pravastatin)

    Synonyms: Pravastin, Pravator, Compactin, Elisor, Lipostat, Lovastatin, Mevalotin, Mevastatin, Mevinolin, Oliprevin, Pravaselect, Selectin, Selipran, Vasten

     

    Pravachol (Pravastatin) is an HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor (also known as a “statin”) used to lower cholesterol and triglyceride levels in your blood. It may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.

     

     
  Tricor Cholesterol Drug  

    tricor

    TRICOR as approved by the FDA of America.

    FDA & CDC Approved Medications

     

    Tricor (Fenofibrate)

    Synonyms: Lipicard, Ankebin, Antara, Elasterin, Fenogal, Fenotard, Lipantil, Lipidex, Lipifen, Lipsin, Luxacor, Secalip, Sedufen, Triglide

     

     

    Tricor (Fenofibrate) is a lipid lowering agent used along with your diet to treat high cholesterol and triglyceride levels in the blood.

     

     
  Zetia Cholesterol Drug  

    zetia tablets

    ZETIA as approved by the FDA of America.

    FDA & CDC Approved Medications

     

    Zetia (Ezetimibe)

    Synonyms: Ezentia, Ezze, Zettez, Ezedoc, Vytorin

     

     

    Zetia (Ezetimibe) is a lipid-lowering compounds that selectively inhibits the intestinal absorption of cholesterol.

     

     
  Zocor Cholesterol Drug  

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    ZOCOR as approved by the FDA of America.

     

     

     

     

    FDA & CDC Approved Medications

     

    Zocor (Simcard)

    Synonyms: Sam, Simlup, Simvas, Cholestat, Coledis, Colemin, Corolin, Denan, Labistatin, Lipex

     

     

    Zocor (Simcard) is an hmg-coa reductase inhibitor or “statin” used to lower bad cholesterol (LDL) and triglyceride levels in your blood or to raise good cholesterol (HDL) levels in adults. This medicine is used in combination with a low-cholesterol and low-fat diet. Simvastatin may also be used in certain adolescent patients, age 10 to 17 years, who have a genetically caused cholesterol problem. This medicine works by blocking an enzyme that is necessary for your body to make cholesterol. When this enzyme is blocked, your body makes less cholesterol. Keeping your cholesterol level under control may reduce your risk of heart problems and stroke.