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21 Treatments for Familial Dysbetalipoproteinemia

Overview

Familial dysbetalipoproteinemia is an inherited disorder. It causes high cholesterol and triglyceride levels in the blood. People who inherit this condition are at high risk of developing hardening of the arteries (atherosclerosis) early in life.[read article]

Tests for Familial Dysbetalipoproteinemia

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Lipid Panel
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A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your ...  More
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Lipoprotein (a) Test
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An HDL test measures the level of good cholesterol in your blood.HDL is high-density lipoprotein cholesterol. Lipoproteins are composed of protein and fat. HDL is k...  More
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LDL stands for low-density lipoprotein, a type of cholesterol found in your body. LDL is often referred to as bad cholesterol. This is because too much LDL causes a...  More
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The triglyceride level test helps to determine the amount of triglycerides in your blood. Triglycerides are a type of fat found in the blood. The test helps determi...  More
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Lipoprotein Electrophoresis
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Cholesterol is necessary to keep the body functioning but too much of the bad cholesterol called LDL can cause more damage than good. Tune in to learn about the dif...  More
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Prescribed Medications for Familial Dysbetalipoproteinemia

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GEMFIBROZIL (jem FI broe zil) can help lower blood fats and cholesterol for people who are at risk of getting inflammation of the pancreas (pancreatitis) from havin...  More
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NIACIN (NYE a sin) is used in combination with a healthy diet to lower 'bad' cholesterol and increase 'good' cholesterol. This medicine is also ...  More
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SIMVASTATIN (SIM va stat in) is known as a HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor or 'statin'. It lowers the level of cholesterol and triglycerides in the blood. Thi...  More
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FENOFIBRATE (fen oh FYE brate) can help lower blood fats and cholesterol for people who are at risk of getting inflammation of the pancreas (pancreatitis) from havi...  More
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CHOLESTYRAMINE (koe LESS tir a meen) is used to lower cholesterol in patients who are at risk of heart disease or stroke. This medicine is only for patients whose c...  More
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LOVASTATIN (LOE va sta tin) is known as a HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor or 'statin'. It lowers the level of cholesterol in the blood. This drug may also red...  More
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COLESTIPOL (koe LES ti pole) is used to lower cholesterol in patients who are at risk of heart disease or stroke. This medicine is only for patients whose cholester...  More
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ATORVASTATIN (a TORE va sta tin) is known as a HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor or 'statin'. It lowers the level of cholesterol and triglycerides in the blood....  More
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PRAVASTATIN (PRA va stat in) is known as a HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor or 'statin'. It lowers the level of cholesterol and triglycerides in the blood. Thi...  More
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FLUVASTATIN (FLOO va sta tin) is known as an HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor or 'statin'. It lowers the level of cholesterol and triglycerides in the blood. T...  More
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ROSUVASTATIN (roe SOO va sta tin) is known as a HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor or 'statin'. It lowers cholesterol and triglycerides in the blood. This drug m...  More
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Over the Counter Medications for Familial Dysbetalipoproteinemia

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NIACIN (NYE a sin) is used in combination with a healthy diet to lower 'bad' cholesterol and increase 'good' cholesterol. This medicine is also ...  More
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Self Care for Familial Dysbetalipoproteinemia

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Dietary Modification
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