Hyperlipidemia

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Anonymous
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80571
Filename:
Hyperlipidemia
Updated:
2011-04-19 00:59:10
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Cholesterol drugs
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Cholesterol drugs
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  1. Name the 5 HMG-CA reductase inhibitors
    • Atorvastatin
    • Rosuvastatin
    • Simvastatin
    • Lovastatin
    • Pravastatin
  2. Atorvastatin
    Lipitor
  3. Rosuvastatin
    Crestor
  4. Simvastatin
    Zocor
  5. Lovastatin (2)
    Mevacor, Altoprev
  6. Pravastatin
    Pravachol
  7. Fibirc Acid Derivatives (2)
    • Fenofibrate
    • Gemifibrozil
  8. Febofibrate
    TriCor
  9. Gemifibrozil
    Lopid
  10. Niacin + simvastatin
    Simcor ER
  11. Cholesteroal absorption blockers (2)
    • Ezetimibe
    • Ezetimibe + simvastatin
  12. Ezetimibe
    Zetia
  13. Ezetimibe + simvastatin
    Vytorin
  14. Summary of HMG CoA reductase inhibitor (4)
    • Lower LDL
    • Take as same time (night)
    • DI with CYP3A4 (grapefruit)
    • Hepatotoxicity, myopathy, rhabdomyolysis
  15. Fibric Acid Summary (4)
    • Lower TAG
    • GI distress
    • CYPE2C9 (warfarin)
    • hepatotoxicity, myopathy, rhabdomyolysis
  16. Niacin Summary (4)
    • Increase HDL lower TAG
    • Main side effect is flushing, use slow release, take at nighttime, or predose with aspirin
    • Niaspan best
    • bile acide sequestrants decrease drug level
  17. Cholesterol absorption blockers summary
    • Decrease LDL
    • Headache, GI distress
    • Rhabdomyolysis
    • Bile sequestrants

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