HyperDic: lipid-lowering_medication

English > 1 sense of the expression lipid-lowering medication:
NOUNartifactlipid-lowering medication, lipid-lowering medicine, statin drug, statina medicine that lowers blood cholesterol levels by inhibiting HMG-CoA reductase
English > lipid-lowering medication: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA medicine that lowers blood cholesterol levels by inhibiting HMG-CoA reductase.
Synonymslipid-lowering medicine, statin drug, statin
Narroweratorvastatin, LipitorAn oral drug (trade name Lipitor) that is effective in lowering triglycerides
cerivastatin, BaycolAn oral drug (trade name Baycol) to reduce blood cholesterol levels
fluvastatin, LescolLeast expensive statin drug (trade name Lescol)
lovastatin, MevacorAn oral drug (trade name Mevacor) to reduce blood cholesterol levels
pravastatin, PravacholAn oral drug (trade name Pravachol) administered to reduce blood cholesterol levels
simvastatin, ZocorAn oral lipid-lowering medicine (trade name Zocor) administered to reduce blood cholesterol levels
Broadermedicine, medication, medicament, medicinal drug(medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
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