Which medications in the drug class Lipid-Lowering Agents, Statins are used in the treatment of Atherosclerotic Disease of the Carotid Artery?

Updated: Oct 04, 2018
  • Author: Jake F Hemingway, MD; Chief Editor: Vincent Lopez Rowe, MD  more...
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Lipid-Lowering Agents, Statins

Statins are 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl coenzyme A reductase inhibitors that lower LDL cholesterol levels

Atorvastatin (Lipitor)

Simvastatin (Zocor)

Rosuvastatin (Crestor)

Pravastatin (Pravachol)

Lovastatin (Altoprev, Mevacor)


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