Colestid Alternatives

Colestid Alternatives: Other Cholesterol Medicines

Many types of cholesterol medicines are available. Besides bile acid sequestrants, the four other major classes of cholesterol medications are:
There are also combination medicines available, such as Simcor®, Vytorin®, and Advicor®.
For lowering cholesterol and/or triglycerides, the type of medicine that your doctor recommends will be based on many things, like your cholesterol levels (total cholesterol, LDL, HDL, and triglycerides), heart disease risk factors, and other medical conditions. Each of these types of cholesterol medicines works a little differently, so depending on your situation, these possible Colestid alternatives may or may not be suitable for you.
(Click Cholesterol Medications to learn more about these other classes of cholesterol medicines and whether they may make sense in your particular situation.)
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