Lipid Lowering Agents

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

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