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Cholesterol Medicine Side Effects
- The first question that needs to be answered before consideration of treatment, is whether your father has coronary artery disease, and if not, what his cardiac risks are besides a high cholesterol. You can calculate his cardiac risk here.
- The next question is whether he follows a heart healthy diet, exercises regularly, and stopped smoking.
- If your father indeed needs treatment for his cholesterol there are a number of things that can be done. Read this about statin side effefcts and tretaments.
- In some patients, cholysteramine has worked well.
Hope this helps,
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