Tuesday, January 17, 2012

About Cholesterol: Cholesterol-Lowering Medications: The Basics

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From Jennifer Moll, your Guide to Cholesterol
In some cases, diet and exercise are not enough to control your cholesterol levels. When this happens, medications may be added to your regimen to help lower your lipids. Whether you have just starting taking cholesterol-lowering medications -- or maybe you have been on them awhile -- here are some things you need to know about taking cholesterol-lowering drugs.

Cholesterol Drugs: What Are They & How Do They Work?
There are many types of medications on the market that can be used to lower your cholesterol levels. This article lists the most commonly prescribed cholesterol-lowering drugs and how they affect lipid levels.

Easy Ways to Remember Your Cholesterol Medication
When first starting to take medication to lower your cholesterol, it may be a little difficult to remember to take it -- especially if this is the first time you are having to take medication on a regular basis. This article will give you some helpful tips on how to stick to your medication.

Which Cholesterol-Lowering Drugs Are Available as a Generic?
There are many types of medications that can help lower your cholesterol. Some of these medications may be available in a generic formulation, which may help you save some money.

What Should I Do if I Experience a Side Effect?
In rare instances, you can experience a side effect from your cholesterol drug. If this happens, what should you do? This article will tell you the steps you need to take in the event you suffer from a side effect from your cholesterol-lowering medication.


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