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Jordan
A 20-year-old male asked:

my high cholestrol level runs down in the family. i am not obese and i work out . but in contrast my ldl is 270! what medications should i take?

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Dr. John Luther
Addiction Medicine 22 years experience
Crestor or Lipitor (atorvastatin): Lipitor (atorvastatin) or Crestor are both top choices. Consider Lipitor (atorvastatin) since it has a generic and is much cheaper. If neither of those work you may have to add on a bile acid sequestrant like Questran which also has generic.

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