anticholesterol

anticholesterol

(ˌæntɪkəˈlɛstəˌrɒl)
n
an agent which acts against cholesterol, either as an antibody produced naturally by many mammals or in the form of a drug
adj
countering cholesterol
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Among three of the most common drug categories--antihypertensives, antidepressants, and antibiotics--consumption has nearly doubled between 2000 and 2011 across OECD countries, while the consumption of anticholesterol medications has tripled over this same time period (OECD 2013).
Cinnamon from the selection of traditional applications to its novel effects on the inhibition of angiogenesis in cancer cells and prevention of Alzheimer's disease, and a series of functions such as antioxidant, anticholesterol, antidiabetes, antibacterial, antifungal, nematicidal, acaracidal, and repellent activities.
Her study yielded interesting results, among them the finding that two Philippine-grown pandan species are potential anticholesterol and anti-inflammatory agents.
It has also been used in reptile insect, depurative, sedative, stomatic, hepatoprotective, leucoderma, blood purifier, diarrhoea, alkality, rectal prolapse, coronary heart diseases,6 anticholesterol, antiviral, lymphatic glandular system disease, chronic catarrh, carbubuncles, antidiabetic, dysmenorrhoea impetigo, aphrodisiac, urinary infection, calculus7,8 as well as vomiting,9 antioxidant,10 spasmolytic and spasmogenic.
Medications such as diuretics, anticholesterol agents (statins), and antidiabetics, all of which produce nutrient depletion, may induce new medical conditions or complicate current conditions (14).
She began medical treatment with oral anticoagulation, anticholesterol agents and neuroprotectives.
Derivatives of these amino acids showed antiviral, anticholesterol and anticancer activities (Patel 2001; Sung et al.
Among areas of concentration are anti-hypertenisve, anticonvulsant, antidepressant, anti-inflammatory, antiadrenergic, anticholinergic, anticholesterol, antifungal, antihistamine, antiandrogen, analgesic and antiretroviral
As data for our model, we selected 8 associations involving 6 prescription drugs: clopidogrel, warfarin, escitalopram, carbamazepine, the nicotine-replacement patch, and abacavir; and 1 drug class, the statin class of anticholesterol drugs (hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA reductase inhibitors) represented byatorvastatin, simvastatin, and pravastatin (Table 1; see Table S1 in the Data Supplement that accompanies the online version of this article at http://www.
In November, the FDA reported that the Gurgaon, India-based Ranbaxy Laboratories Limited had issued a proactive voluntary recall of its anticholesterol drug atorvastatin because of possible glass particles in the medicine.
Later on Claude Annik found that he had opened a packet of anticholesterol tablets.
That data showed there was no benefit in outcome with Zetia, compared with other comparable anticholesterol drugs.