Omacor to Reduce Cholesterol and Triglycerides

Omacor to Reduce Cholesterol and Triglycerides

Purified fish oil, containing healthy Omega-3 fatty acids, is internationally known as a prescription drug and dietary supplement. The drug was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in late 2004 and released to the public the following year. It is currently marketed in the U.S. under the brand name Lovaza, as a pharmaceutical fish oil to help patients manage and control the...

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Lipitor

Lipitor

Lipitor is the brand name for Atorvastatin made by Pfizer which is a statin used to treat high cholesterol, high triglycerides, and a type of inherited high blood cholesterol disorder.  It is always used along with a healthy diet in an effort to lower LDL (bad) cholesterol and triglycerides while raising HDL (good) cholesterol. This statin works by lowering the amount of cholesterol that the...

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Statins Side Effects

Statins Side Effects

Statins are perhaps the most commonly used medication for lowering cholesterol today. They are quick and effective and many people have had great success with them. However, some people are concerned about statins side effects, and honestly they should be. Although not all are severe, they do exist and should be considered before statins are taken. Muscle Pain The first side effect many people...

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Effective Cholesterol Medications

Effective Cholesterol Medications

There are many ways that people can combat problems with cholesterol levels and medications collectively represent a very small fraction of those ways. While there are many different medications available on the market today, no responsible doctor would ever suggest taking medications as a first step. Lifestyle changes in diet and exercise are the best way to fight cholesterol problems and only...

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