Drug treatment of dyslipoproteinemia.

  title={Drug treatment of dyslipoproteinemia.},
  author={Mogen L Larsen and Dr D. Roger Illingworth},
  journal={The Medical clinics of North America},
  volume={78 1},
This article has focused on the appropriate indications for lipid-lowering drugs in adult patients with different lipoprotein disorders, which we have divided into primary hypercholesterolemia, combined hyperlipidemia,and hypertriglyceridemia. The mechanism of action, efficacy, and safety profile of the major drugs have been reviewed, and based on this information, we have presented our views on the appropriate drugs of first choice and appropriate second-choice agents for treatment of adult… CONTINUE READING