Cholesterol Absorption Inhibitors for High Cholesterol
Why It Is Used
Cholesterol absorption inhibitors are used to treat high cholesterol. This medicine lowers total cholesterol and LDL (bad) cholesterol.
This medicine is used along with lifestyle changes including diet and exercise to lower cholesterol. It can be used alone or taken with a Reference statin Opens New Window or other cholesterol-lowering medicines.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: June 29, 2012|
|Medical Review:||Reference Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
Reference Robert A. Kloner, MD, PhD - Cardiology
Reference Rakesh K. Pai, MD, FACC - Cardiology, Electrophysiology