A drug that lowers plasma triglyceride or lowers plasma cholesterol. There are more kinds of lipid-lowering drugs, and the classification is difficult. The main function of reducing blood lipids can be divided into the total cholesterol, the main lowering of total cholesterol and triglyceride, triglyceride, triglycerides, mainly reducing triglyceride and total cholesterol four categories.
In general, it prevents bile acid or cholesterol from being absorbed in the gut, and promotes bile acid or cholesterol excreted in feces. Inhibit the synthesis of cholesterol in vivo, or promote the conversion of cholesterol to promote the expression of LDL receptors on the cell membrane, accelerate the decomposition of lipoprotein. Activating lipoprotein metabolic enzymes to promote the hydrolysis of triglycerides. Inhibit the synthesis of other lipids in the body, or promote the metabolism of other lipids.