Author(s): Ishii H, Yoshida M
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Abstract Diet and exercise therapy is the main treatment of high triglycerides(TG). However, this disease is often require medication in additon to diet and exercise therapy. In this paper, we described when to start treatment for high TG, and whether to use any medicine. According to the guidelines of the Japan Atherosclerosis Society, the start of the treatment should be determined, and drug could be selected with reference to the WHO classification of dyslipidemia. Fibrates plays a major role in the treatment of TG in various medicines. Moreover, we indicated the usefulness of the formulation EPA/DHA of novel therapeutics agent for high TG and atherosclerosis.
This article was published in Nihon Rinsho
and referenced in Journal of Clinical Research & Bioethics