Lipid Lowering Agents

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SE: Gallstones, elev liver enzymes, increased action of oral anticoagulants
Decreases CRP
Single agent to treat familial dysbetalipidemia
Contraindicated in DM, peptic ulcers, chronic liver dz, gout
Lovastatin
Decreases LDL and TG
Use 2-3 of these agents to treat defective apo-B or familial hypercholesterolemia (Type IIa)
Gemfibrozil
Atorvastatin
Downregulates apo CIII
Must monitor creatine kinase
SE: flushing, itching, GI upset, hepatic dysfunction, hyperuricemia, tachyarrhythmias
Take this drug to decrease flushing with Niacin
Contraindicated in dysbetalipoproteinemia (TG>400) and relatively contraindicated in TG >200
Fluvastatin
Decreases LDL
Pravastatin
Simvastatin
Decreases FFA to liver
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Anion exchange resin prevents bile acid binding
Fenofibrate
Synergistic with statins
Competitively inhibits HMG-CoA reductase
Cholestyramine
Contraindicated in pregnancy and liver dz
Decreases VLDL and TG, increases LPL activity
Contraindicated in kidney, liver, and biliary dz
Single agent to treat hyperlipoproteinemia (type I) or familial hypertriglyceridemia (type IV)
Rosuvastatin
Drug interaction with digitalis, warfarin, statins, aspirin, ascorbic acis, iron AND a decrease in fat soluble vitamins
Colestipol
Inhibits NPC1L1 transport in the gut
Decreases VLDL, LDL, Lp(a) and increases HDL
Upregulates LPL, apo AI, AII
Use 2 - 3 of these agents to treat familial combined hyperlipoproteinemia
Colesevelam
Niacin/Nicotinic acid/Vit B3
Ezetimibe

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