Latest Hypolipidemic agent Stories

2010-05-17 07:05:50

Individuals at risk for clot-related diseases may benefit from taking common cholesterol-lowering drugs known as statins.

2010-05-13 07:00:00

MAPLE GROVE, Minn., May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Nicotinic acid (niacin) is the most effective agent available for increasing HDL ("good cholesterol"). Niacin is a type of naturally occurring B vitamin that aids in the function of skin, nerves and digestion.

2010-05-10 15:40:00

A tiny gene mutation in human liver cells could one day influence how high or low a dose patients need of about half of the clinically used drugs on the market, new research suggests.

2010-03-17 07:00:00

MAPLE GROVE, Minn., March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Niacin, or nicotinic acid, when used under the care and monitoring of a healthcare provider, is the most effective agent available for increasing high-density lipoprotein (HDL), or "good cholesterol (1)." HDL is known as "good cholesterol" because it has protective effects on the heart and blood vessels.

2010-03-02 06:30:00

MAPLE GROVE, Minn., March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Slo-Niacin®, a nonprescription dietary niacin supplement, features nicotinic acid - the most effective substance available for increasing high-density lipoprotein (HDL), "good cholesterol."(1) First used in the 1950s, nicotinic acid is the oldest of today's most commonly used agents used for lowering cholesterol.(2) Slo-Niacin® has been on the market for more than 20 years, selling nearly 10 million bottles to date. "Slo-Niacin® contains...

2010-02-22 06:30:00

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2009-11-16 13:50:01

Statin therapy should still be used first to reach blood cholesterol levels before considering addition of niacin.

2009-11-16 12:46:29

A new study has exposed weaknesses on the part of cholesterol-lowering drugs Zetia and Vytorin.

2009-10-27 13:58:03

Ezetimibe makes atorvastatin more efficient in lowering lipids in men and women age 65 and older.

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