Hyperlipidemia

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What is Hyperlipidemia?

Hyperlipidemia refers to increased levels of lipids (fats) in the blood, including cholesterol and triglycerides.

What is it like to have Hyperlipidemia?

Common symptoms How bad it is What people are taking for it
Tramadol, Pregabalin, Hydrocodone-Acetaminophen
Trazodone, Amitriptyline, Zolpidem
Vitamin B Complex, Modafinil, Naps
Alprazolam, Diazepam, Clonazepam
Fluoxetine, Citalopram, Duloxetine

What do patients take to treat Hyperlipidemia and its symptoms?

Treatments reported by members Perceived effectiveness Overall rating of side effects # of Evaluations

(Denan, Michol, Lipex, Arrow-Simva)

6

(Apo-Atorvastatin, Lipitor, Atorvox, Zarator)

4

(Crestor)

4

(Lipostat, Pravachol, Apo-Pravastatin)

2

(Mevacor)

1

(Fractal LP, Lescol XL, Lescol)

0

These charts show data from Hyperlipidemia patients’ latest treatment evaluations
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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Who has Hyperlipidemia on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 452 patients have this condition
  • 1 new patients joined this month
  • 45 say Hyperlipidemia is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 1
20s 14
30s 59
40s 140
50s 132
60s 69
70+ 10

Gender

Distribution of females vs. males

65% Females
35% Males
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 4
20-29 years 18
30-39 years 29
40-49 years 24
50-59 years 9
60-69 years 0
70+ years 1

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 229
Not Diagnosed 15

These charts show data from Hyperlipidemia patients who have completed their condition history
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