Cholesterol Medications Prescription Medications What are the Main Side Effects of Cholesterol Lowering Drugs? Share Pin Email More in Cholesterol Medications Prescription Medications Statin Drugs Basics Natural Treatments Diet and Meal Plans Types Getting Tested Related Conditions Exercise and Cholesterol Updated April 21, 2016 All drugs have side effects especially for lowering cholesterol. You can learn more about the symptoms and see which drugs are right for you to lower cholesterol in this video. Up Next Up Next Video Should You Eat Before a Cholesterol Test? Up Next Video What are the different cholesterol numbers I should know (TC, LDL, HDL, TG)? Up Next Video What is the link between family history and high cholesterol? Up Next Video What are the Symptoms of High Cholesterol?