Summary of NICE guidance for Lipid modification

Karoline Brennan, Senior Medicines Information Pharmacist, North West Medicines Information CentreSource North West Medicines Information CentrePublished

Thisedition of NICE Bites reflects current NICE guidance (as at November 2020). Please go to NICE to check for any recent updates to this guideline.

NICE Bites is a monthly bulletin from North West Medicines Information Centre which summarises key prescribing points from NICE guidance. NICE Bites No 65, July 2014 includes one topic: Lipid modification (NICE CG181). Sections covered include: cardiovascular risk assessment,  lifestyle modification, lipid measurement, pharmacological treatment (statins) and monitoring.