Which medications in the drug class Vitamins are used in the treatment of Low LDL Cholesterol (Hypobetalipoproteinemia)?

Updated: Mar 06, 2018
  • Author: Vibhuti N Singh, MD, MPH, FACC, FSCAI; Chief Editor: George T Griffing, MD  more...
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Vitamins

High-dose vitamin E therapy is used to raise tissue levels of tocopherol and to prevent the development of neurologic sequelae.

Vitamin E (Vita-Plus E Softgels, Vitec, Aquasol E)

Vitamin E protects polyunsaturated fatty acids in membranes from attack by free radicals and protects red blood cells against hemolysis.

Vitamin A (Del-Vi-A, Palmitate-A 5000)

Cofactor in many biochemical processes.


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