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Posted by: Tracy | 2007/02/24

Cholesterol medicine for porphyrics

I have very high cholesterol and being a porphyric I am not sure what medication I can take.

Please advise.

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Dear Tracy - here is a list of possible medication
Acebutolol Use
Acipimox Use, but with caution
Bezafibrate Use, but with caution
Clofibrate Use
Colestipol Use
Colestyramine Use
Fenofibrate Use only with extreme caution and if no alternative
Fluvastatin Use only with extreme caution and if no alternative
Gemfibrozil Use only with extreme caution and if no alternative
Nicotinic acid Use, but with caution
Pravastatin Use only with extreme caution and if no alternative
Probucol Use
Simvastatin Use only with extreme caution and if no alternative

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