Antilipidemic Agent
Definition of Antilipidemic Agent:
Natural or synthetic Anti-lipidemic Agents reduce plasma lipids, such as cholesterol or low density lipoproteins (LDL), acting systemically or locally (intestines) to decrease fat digestion, absorption, production, and accumulation in the plasma and reducing pathogenic atherosclerosis and thrombosis. Cholestyramine, fibrates, nicotinic acid and HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors are examples of anti-lipidemic agents. (NCI04)
Antilipidemic Agent is part of the Agent Affecting Digestive System Or Metabolism group
Antilipidemic Agent is also know as:
Antilipidemic Agent
Related Terms
Cholestyramine
Clofibrate
Colesevelam Hydrochloride
Colestipol Hydrochloride
Ezetimibe
Fenofibrate
Gemfibrozil
Non-Statin Antilipidemic Agent