The Complete High Cholesterol Medication List

For lowering total blood cholesterol and LDL cholesterol, medication includes Statins and PCSK9 inhibitors.

FDA has recently approved injection medication PCSK9 inhibitors, which are Praluent(alirocumab) and Repatha(evolocumab). The PCSK9 inhibitors helps the liver to remove LDL cholesterol out of the body. When using together with Statins, patients can lower LDL cholesterol by 75%.

Statins is the mainstream medication. There’re various Statins available in the United States.

  • Advicor® (niacin extended-release/lovastatin)
  • Altoprev® (lovastatin extended-release)
  • Caduet® (amlodipine and atorvastatin)
  • Crestor® (rosuvastatin)
  • Juvisync® (sitagliptin/simvastatin)
  • Lescol® (fluvastatin)
  • Lescol XL (fluvastatin extended-release)
  • Lipitor® (atorvastatin)
  • Liptruzet™ (ezetimibe/atorvastatin)
  • Livalo® (pitavastatin)
  • Mevacor® (lovastatin)
  • Pravachol® (pravastatin)
  • Simcor® (niacin extended-release/simvastatin)
  • Vytorin® (ezetimibe/simvastatin)
  • Zocor® (simvastatin)

 

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