The group of statins

In the group of statins include drugs that block the liver the enzyme HGM-CoA involved in the synthesis of cholesterol. This class of drugs is large enough. It includes medications, active ingredient in which are: atorvastatin, rosuvastatin, cerivastatin, fluvastatin, mevastatin, pitavastatin, etc. Welcome Starinov allows to reduce the level of cholesterol in the blood by 25-30%, and it needs to be long enough to reduce the risk of atherosclerosis to a minimum.

Taking these drugs might lead to side effects such as headaches, tingling in the abdomen, flatulence, nausea, vomiting, rashes on the skin. They can not make people suffering from chronic liver diseases, but also to women who are planning pregnancy and breastfeeding. Of the frame and is contraindicated during pregnancy. In some cases, the reception Starinov provoked rhabdomyolysis – damaged skeletal muscles. When you receive Starinov should not eat grapefruits or drink the juice from them.


Another drug that helps to reduce the level of cholesterol in the blood, developed in Russia, is the treatment of Visant, which you can use to restore the natural metabolism of cholesterol in the body and reduce the level to normal values. The drug is a capsule, covered with a sheath of pectin and agar-agar, which is located inside the complex emulsions, are resistant to gastric juice.

The effect of the microemulsion starts in the small intestine. The bile that contains cholesterol, a microemulsion is adsorbed and removed from the body together with feces. Cholesterol in result of not getting into the blood and its level is reduced in a natural way. Fatty liver also passes, and a natural mechanism of control over the amount of generated cholesterol is restored.

Activated carbon

In studies conducted in the UK and Finland, which involved patients with high cholesterol, it was shown that administration of activated charcoal can reduce the level of fat, cholesterol and triglycerides in serum, liver, heart and brain. The subjects took 8 grams of activated charcoal 3 times a day for 4 weeks. During this period, total cholesterol decreased on the average by 25% and LDL "bad" cholesterol LDL (low density lipoprotein) – 41%.