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26 Cards in this Set

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LDL Goal
CHD or equivalent (diabetes ) = <100
2+ risk factors = <130
0-1 risk factor = <160
Total Cholesterol goal
<40 low
>60 high
Triglycerides goal
SEcondary causes of hyperlipidemia
renal failure
Statins mechanism of action
inhibit HMG-CoA reductase - inhiit cholesterol synthesis in liver
Bile Acid Sequestrant MOA
nonabsorbably anion exchange chloride ions for bile acits
Statin Effects on lipids
decrease TC, LDL, TG
increase HDL
Bile Acids effects on lipids
Decrease TC, LDL
Slightly increase HDL
Fibrates effects on Lipids
Decrease Triglycerides*
Decrease LDL, increase HDL
Niacin effects on lipids
Decrease TG*
Decrease LDL, increase HDL
Fibrates Mechanism of action
reduce triglycerides
Zetia MOA
inhibits intestinal absorption of dietary and biliary cholesterol
STatins adverse effects
headache, muscle aches, rhabdomyolysis, increased LFTs
Bile Acids adverse effects
GI upset, consipation
Fibrates Adverse effects
Dyspepsia, gallstones, myopathy
Niacin Adverse effects
Flushing, hyperglycemia, hyperuricemia
Zetia adverse effects
headache, ab pain, fatigue
Lipitor Generic
Atorvastatin Brand
Lescol Generic
Fluvastatin Brand
Mevacor Generic
Lovastatin Brand
Pravachol generic
Pravastatin brand
Crestor Generic
Rosuvastatin Brand
Zocor Generic
Simvastatin brand
Tricor Generic
Fenofibrate Brand
Lopid Generic
Gemfibrozil Brand