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Central atherosclerosis

Also known as Aortoiliac Disease

Central atherosclerosis is encountered rarely on Symcat. We will add more content to this page if enough people like you show interest.

What are the symptoms?

Within all the people who go to their doctor with central atherosclerosis, 43% report having shortness of breath, 31% report having fatigue, and 23% report having excessive urination at night. The symptoms that are highly suggestive of central atherosclerosis are excessive urination at night, symptoms of the kidneys, and hand or finger cramps or spasms, although you may still have central atherosclerosis without those symptoms.


What might my doctor prescribe?

Common Tests and Procedures

Patients with central atherosclerosis often receive radiographic imaging procedure, ultrasonography, electrocardiogram, lipid panel, echocardiography, arterio- or venogram (not heart and head), other diagnostic procedures (interview; evaluation; consultation) and other diagnostic ultrasound .

Common Medications

The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with central atherosclerosis include simvastatin, clopidogrel (plavix), hydralazine, carvedilol, losartan, rosuvastatin (crestor), diltiazem, olmesartan (benicar), fenofibrate (tricor), lovastatin, tacrolimus (prograf), lactulose and temazepam .

Simvastatin
$11
(28 days)
Clopidogrel (Plavix)
$151
(28 days)
Hydralazine
$24
(28 days)
Carvedilol
$16
(28 days)
Losartan
$51
(28 days)
Rosuvastatin (Crestor)
$109
(28 days)
Diltiazem
$31
(28 days)
Olmesartan (Benicar)
$74
(28 days)
Fenofibrate (Tricor)
$83
(28 days)
Lovastatin
$12
(28 days)
Tacrolimus (Prograf)
$376
(28 days)
Lactulose
$24
(21 days)
Temazepam
$10
(28 days)

Who is at risk?

Groups of people at highest risk for central atherosclerosis include age 75+ years age 60-74 years. On the other hand, age 5-14 years, age 1-4 years, and age < 1 years almost never get central atherosclerosis.

Age

< 1 years
0.0x
1-4 years
0.0x
5-14 years
0.0x
15-29 years
0.2x
30-44 years
0.1x
45-59 years
1.0x
60-74 years
2.9x
75+ years
3.6x

Sex

Male
0.9x
Female
1.1x

Race/Ethnicity

Black
0.7x
Hispanic
0.8x
White
1.2x
Other
1.1x
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