What is High Cholesterol?

There are two different types of cholesterol - LDL or "bad" cholesterol, and HDL or "good" cholesterol. Having too much LDL cholesterol can result in clogged arteries which increases the chance for heart attack and stroke.

Treatments for high cholesterol includes increasing physical activity, a change in diet, and taking medications. Common drug classes used to treat high cholesterol are bile acid sequestrants, calcium channel blocker / statin combinations, cholesterol absorption inhibitor / statin combinations, cholesterol absorption inhibitors, fibrates, MTP inhibitors, nicotinic acids, omega-3 fatty acids, statin / nicotinic acid combinations, statins, and ApoB inhibitors.

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Popular High Cholesterol Drugs

Popularity Drug Name Drug Class Price
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Statins 15 See Prices
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Note: Popularity is based on total prescriptions for the brand and generic versions of each drug, regardless of the condition being treated. Some drugs are prescribed for multiple conditions.

High Cholesterol Drug Classes

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