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Posted on Wed, 25 Dec 2019
Question: I, Biplab XXXXXXX 44, is a kidneybtransplanted patient Recently, i am diagnosed with high cholesterol --
LDL -150
Hdl- 35
Which medicine for cholesterol will be best for me ?
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Answered by Dr. Shyam B. Kale (2 hours later)
Brief Answer:
you may require tablet atorvastatin after consultation.

Detailed Answer:
Hello,

I have gone through your query and here is my advice.

As per your history, High cholesterol is a common side in kidney transplant patient.

For that you may require starting dose tablet atorvastatin 10 mg daily at night.

Before that I would suggest you to consult with your Nephrologist for detailed examination and evaluation.

Along with that do regular exercise and take renal diet as advised.

Hope I have answered your query and let me know if I can assist you further.
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I, Biplab XXXXXXX 44, Is A Kidneybtransplanted Patient Recently, I

Brief Answer: you may require tablet atorvastatin after consultation. Detailed Answer: Hello, I have gone through your query and here is my advice. As per your history, High cholesterol is a common side in kidney transplant patient. For that you may require starting dose tablet atorvastatin 10 mg daily at night. Before that I would suggest you to consult with your Nephrologist for detailed examination and evaluation. Along with that do regular exercise and take renal diet as advised. Hope I have answered your query and let me know if I can assist you further.