Question 38

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JS is a 65-year-old man who presents to his physician for management of hyperlipidemia. His most recent lipid panel reveals an LDL cholesterol level of 165 mg/ dL. His physician wishes to begin treatment to lower his LDL cholesterol levels. Which of the following therapies is the best option to lower JS’s LDL cholesterol levels?

  • Fenofibrate.
  • Colesevelam.
  • Niacin.
  • Simvastatin.
  • Ezetimibe.