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what should your LDL, HDL, TGs, and Cholesterol levels be?
LDL < 100
HDL > 40
TGs < 150
Chol <200
which drug can lower or increase LDL depending on the TG levels?
Fibric Acids
what is the best drug to lower TGs?
Niacin
what are the CIs of Niacin?
Gout
Liver disease
PUD
which drug inhibits cholesterol absorption from GI tract
Ezetimbe (Zetia)
Which drugs are best to reduce LDLs?
Statins:

Crestor- Rosuvastatin
Lipitor- Atrovastatin
Which drug class can raise HDL the most?
Niacin
which drug produces a rash and headache as a side effect?
Ezetimbe (Zetia)
which drugs reduce the rate of lipogenesis in the liver
Fibric Acids
which drugs cause myalgias/arthralgias increased liver function tests (LFTs)as a side effect?
Statins
what is an absolute contraindication of statins?
Liver disease