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IR nicotinic acid
Niacor
SR nicotinic acid
Slo-Niacin
ER nicotinic acid
Niaspan
What are the SE's accociated with nicotinic acid
Flushing, hyperglycemia, hyperuricemia (gout), upper Gi distress and hepatotoxicity
What are the absolute contraindications to nicotinic acid?
chronic liver disease, and gout
what are the relative CI's to nicotinic acid?
diabetes, hyperuricemia, PUD
Gemfibrozil
Lopid
Fenofibrate
Tricor
what are the se's of fibric acid derivatives?
dyspepsia, gallstones, myopathy, non-CHD deaths
what are the absolute CI's to fibric acids?
renal and hepatic disease
Cholesterol inhibitors

Ezetimibe
Zetia
Aspirin + pravastatin
Pravigard
Ezetimibe + simvstatin
Vytorin
Lovastatin + Niaspan
Advicor
Statins reduce and increase what?
reduce LDL and TG, increases HDL
Bile acids do what?
increase HDL, decrease LDL but does nothing to TG. can increase TG
nicotinic acid does what?
decrease ldl, increase hdl, and decreased TG a lot
fibric acids do what?
decrease ldl, increase hdl, decrease TG