antihyperlipidemic

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  • ezetimibe — noun An antihyperlipidemic medication used to lower cholesterol levels by decreasing cholesterol absorption in the intestine …   Wiktionary

  • probucol — noun A particular antihyperlipidemic drug …   Wiktionary

  • clofibrate — An antilipemic agent that reduces plasma levels of cholesterol, triglycerides, and uric acid; used in the treatment of hypercholesterolemia and atherosclerosis. * * * clo·fi·brate klō fīb .rāt, fib n a synthetic drug C12H15ClO3 used esp. to lower …   Medical dictionary

  • gemfibrozil — An antihyperlipidemic agent. * * * gem·fi·bro·zil jem fī brə (.)zil, fib rə n a drug C15H22O3 that regulates blood serum lipids and is used esp. to lower the levels of triglycerides and increase the levels of HDLs in the treatment of… …   Medical dictionary

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