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Practical guide to pharmacological lipid management
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Practical guide to pharmacological lipid management

Pharmacological guide and resources to help you manage patients with high cholesterol

High cholesterol is a significant risk factor of CVD and contributes to a third of coronary heart disease burden.1 Evidence suggests that statins are the most effective lipid lowering method and should be the first-line agent when managing patients with high cholesterol.2

In this pharmacological management guide, developed to help you manage patients with high cholesterol, you will find:

  • Flowchart with recommendations on when to prescribe different types of lipid lowering medication, such as statins, ezetimibe and PCSK9 inhibitors
  • Key considerations when prescribing lipid lowering medication
  • Comparative LDL cholesterol lowering potential of individual medicines  

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Cholesterol animation for patients
Use this short animation to help show your patients what high cholesterol is, and how it may increase their risk for heart disease.



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Healthy lifestyle changes are also strongly recommended for management of cholesterol and other CVD risk factors. See Lifestyle management for more information.
 

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