Overview – Rosuvastatin a Prescription Medication Used to Treat High Cholesterol
28
September

Overview – Rosuvastatin a Prescription Medication Used to Treat High Cholesterol

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Rosuvastatin is a prescription medication used to treat high cholesterol levels and to prevent heart disease. Rosuvastatin belongs to a group of drugs called HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors, also known as statins. Statins help to lower cholesterol levels in the body. This medication comes in tablet form and is taken by mouth once a day, with […]


Ezetimibe and Simvastatin Treats High Cholesterol – Overview
25
September

Ezetimibe and Simvastatin Treats High Cholesterol – Overview

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , /

Ezetimibe and simvastatin is a prescription medication used in combination with diet to treat high cholesterol. It is a combination product that contains 2 medications: ezetimibe, a cholesterol absorption inhibitor, and simvastatin, a HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor. This medication comes in tablet form and is taken once a day, in the evening. It can be taken […]


Lovastatin For High Cholesterol and Preventing Heart Disease – Overview

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Lovastatin is a prescription medication used to treat high cholesterol levels and to prevent heart disease. Lovastatin is in a class of medications called HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors, or statins. It works by slowing the production of cholesterol in the body. This medication comes as a tablet and an extended release tablet to take by mouth. […]


Overview of the Condition High Cholesterol
22
September

Overview of the Condition High Cholesterol

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Cholesterol is used by the body in several biochemical reactions necessary for life, including making new cells, and making hormones. Too much cholesterol can cause plaque to build up in blood vessels, putting patients at risk for heart attack and stroke. Factors within your control — such as inactivity, obesity and an unhealthy diet — […]


Vytorin For the Treatment of High Cholesterol – Overview

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Vytorin is a prescription medication used in combination with diet to treat high cholesterol. It is a combination product that contains 2 medications: ezetimibe, a cholesterol absorption inhibitor, and simvastatin, a HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor. This medication comes in tablet form and is taken once a day, in the evening. It can be taken with or […]


Crestor a Prescription Medication Used to Treat High Cholesterol Levels – Overview
22
September

Crestor a Prescription Medication Used to Treat High Cholesterol Levels – Overview

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , /

Crestor, the brand-name form of rosuvastatin, is a prescription medication used to treat high cholesterol levels and to prevent heart disease. Crestor belongs to a group of drugs called HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors, also known as statins. Statins help to lower cholesterol levels in the body. This medication comes in tablet form and is taken by […]


Cholesterol Rx and Stroke: The Effects on Older Patients

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If you have to take a pill for high cholesterol, it would be nice to know that it does double duty. New evidence suggests that for healthy older patients, cholesterol drugs might have some benefits beyond just lowering cholesterol. I’m Shelby Cullinan with your latest health news. New research from France found that medications used […]


Atorvastatin Treats Cholesterol Levels and Prevents Heart Disease – Overview
19
September

Atorvastatin Treats Cholesterol Levels and Prevents Heart Disease – Overview

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , /

Atorvastatin is a prescription medicine used to treat high cholesterol levels and to prevent heart disease. Atorvastatin is in a class of medications called HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors. It works by slowing the production of cholesterol in the body to decrease the amount of cholesterol that may build up on the walls of the arteries and […]


Ezetimibe and Atorvastatin Helps to Treat High Cholesterol – Overview

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , /

Ezetimibe and atorvastatin is a prescription medication used in combination with diet to treat high cholesterol. It is a combination product that contains two medications: ezetimibe, a cholesterol absorption inhibitor, and atorvastatin, an HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor. This medication comes in tablet form and is taken once a day, with or without food. Common side effects […]


Caduet For High Blood Pressure and High Cholesterol – Overvew
13
September

Caduet For High Blood Pressure and High Cholesterol – Overvew

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , /

Caduet is a prescription medication used to treat high blood pressure and high cholesterol. It is a combination product that contains two medications: amlodipine, a calcium channel blocker, and atorvastatin, a type of statin. This medication comes in tablet form and is taken once a day, with food. Common side effects of Caduet include swelling, […]