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Atorvastatin and ezetimibe

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Ezetimibe reduces the amount of cholesterol absorbed by the body. Atorvastatin is in a group of drugs called HMG CoA reductase inhibitors, or “statins.” Atorvastatin and ezetimibe is a combination medicine that reduces blood levels of “bad” cholesterol, such as low-density lipoprotein (LDL), apolipoprotein-B (apo-B), triglycerides, or non-high-density lipoprotein (non-HDL). Atorvastatin and ezetimibe is used together with a low-fat diet and other treatments to lower total cholesterol in adults with familial hypercholesterolemia (an inherited type of high...

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Altoprev extended-release tablets

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Lowering high cholesterol and triglycerides in certain patients. It also increases high-density lipoprotein (HDL) (“good”) cholesterol levels. It is used along with an appropriate diet. It is used in certain patients to reduce the risk of heart attack and chest pain caused by angina. It is also used to slow blood vessel blockage and to reduce the need for medical procedures to open blocked heart blood vessels. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor. Altoprev extended-release tablets are an HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor, also known as a “statin.” It works by reducing the production of certain fatty substances in the body, including...

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Fibricor

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Fenofibric acid helps reduce cholesterol and triglycerides (fatty acids) in the blood. High levels of these types of fat in the blood are associated with an increased risk of atherosclerosis (clogged arteries). Fenofibric acid is used to treat high cholesterol and high triglyceride levels. It is sometimes given together with other cholesterol-lowering medications.

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Fenofibric Acid

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Fenofibric acid helps reduce cholesterol and triglycerides (fatty acids) in the blood. High levels of these types of fat in the blood are associated with an increased risk of atherosclerosis (clogged arteries). Fenofibric acid is used to treat high cholesterol and high triglyceride levels. It is sometimes given together with other cholesterol-lowering medications.

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