The Medical Letter on Drugs and Therapeutics
Drugs for Hypertriglyceridemia
March 4, 2013 (Issue: 1411)Fibrates, niacin and fish oil are promoted for treatment of hypertriglyceridemia. HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors (statins) can lower elevated serum concentrations of triglycerides, but less so than fibrates, niacins or fish oil. Lifestyle changes...more
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