Hyperlipidemia

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evelngo
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159607
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Hyperlipidemia
Updated:
2012-07-30 15:44:23
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Hyperlipidemia
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  1. Which class of lipid lowering agents is best for reducing LDL?
    Statins
  2. Which class of lipid lowering agents is best for reducing TGs? (2)
    • Fibric Acids
    • Nicotinic Acid

    The 2 ACIDS reduce TGs the best
  3.  Which class of lipid lowering agents is best for increasing HDL?
    Nictonic Acid
  4. Atorvastatin
    Lipitor
  5. Fluvastatin
    Lescol
  6. Lovastatin
    Mevacor

    "I LOVe Me"
  7. Lovastatin ER
    Altoprev
  8. Pitavastatin
    Livalo

    "I LIV-ALOt eating pitas!"
  9. Pravastatin
    Pravachol
  10. Simvastatin
    Zocor
  11. Rosuvastatin
    Crestor
  12. Cholestyramine
    Questran
  13. Colestipol
    Colestid
  14. Colesevelam
    WelChol
  15. Nicotinic Acid - IR
    Niacor
  16. Nicotinic Acid SR
    Slo-Niacin
  17. Nicotinic Acid ER
    Niaspan
  18. Gemfibrozil
    Lopid
  19. Fenofibrate
    Tricor
  20. Fenofibric Acid
    Trilipix
  21. Ezetimibe
    Zetia
  22. Omega-3 fatty acid
    Lovaza
  23. Asprin + Pravastatin
    Pravigard PAC
  24. Ezetimibe + Simvastatin
    Vytorin
  25. Lovastatin + Niaspan
    Advicor
  26. What is the optimal goal for LDL, TC, HDL, TGs?
    • LDL < 100 mg/dL
    • TC < 200 mg/dL
    • HDL > 40 mg/dL
    • TG < 150 mg/dL
  27. What is the formula to calculate LDL?
    LDL = TC - (HDL + TG/5)

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