Lipid Lowering Agents

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

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