Cholesterol is a waxy and fat-like substance your body uses to protect nerves and make hormones, bile acid, and vitamin D. The cholesterol needed by the body is produced by the liver and from the food you eat. The two types of cholesterol carried by the lipoproteins are low-density lipoproteins LDL (bad cholesterol) and high-density lipoprotein HDL (good cholesterol).
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Query: Hello doctor, My recent lipid profile showed borderline cholesterol and triglycerides. My total cholesterol is 207 mg/dL and triglycerides are 324 mg/dL. From the past seven years, my cholesterol is fluctuating. The cholesterol keeps fluctuating around 200 mg/dL and triglycerides between 180 to 300 ... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You should continue taking Rosuvastatin. I suggest adding Fenofibrate 160 mg daily. It will help in improving the lipid profile. Consult your specialist doctor, discuss with him or her and start taking the medicine after their consent. I hope this helps. Read Full »