Zetia is an anti-hyperlipidemic medication which is used to lower cholesterol levels. Ezetimibe improves levels of total cholesterol, low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, triglycerides, high-density lipoprotein cholesterol, and apolipoprotein B. It does not affect the absorption of triglycerides or fat-soluble vitamins.
Zocor is a powerful hypolipidemic drug (statin) used in combination with a low-cholesterol and low-fat diet to lower bad cholesterol (LDL) and triglyceride levels and to raise good cholesterol (HDL) levels in your blood.
Crestor is used with a proper diet to help lower bad cholesterol (LDL) and fat (triglyceride) levels and to raise good cholesterol (HDL) levels in your blood.
Aggrenox is a drug that inhibits thrombus formation and is used for reducing the risk of stroke in patients who have previously had a stroke due to a blood clot in the brain. It is also used to reduce the risk of stroke in patients who have had transient ischemic attacks (TIAs) (eg, "warning stroke" or "mini-stroke" that produces stroke-like symptoms but no lasting damage).
Vytorin is used for treating high cholesterol along with a cholesterol-lowering diet. Vytorin helps block absorption of cholesterol from food and at the same time reduces the cholesterol naturally produced in the body, thus targeting both sources of cholesterol.
Lovaza is an effective medication made from omega-3 fish oil and approved to treat very high triglycerides.