Lopid Alternatives

Lopid Alternatives: Other Cholesterol Medicines

There are many types of cholesterol medicines available. Besides fibrates, the other four 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 your doctor recommends will be based on many things, like your levels of total cholesterol, LDL, HDL, and triglycerides; heart disease risk factors; and other medical conditions you may have. Each of these types of cholesterol medicine works a little differently, so depending on your situation, these possible alternatives for Lopid may or may not be the best choice for you.
 
(Click Cholesterol Medications to learn more about these other classes of cholesterol medicines and whether these possible substitutes for Lopid may be a good option in your particular situation.)
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