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Flashcards in Dyslipidaemias Deck (16):
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HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor

Statin

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6 types of statins

Atorvastatin
Lovastatin
Simvastatin
Rosuvastatin
Fluvastatin
Pravastatin

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Use of Rosuvastatin

Children <8 years

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Fluvastatin causes

Hepatic reactions

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Simvastatin usage

Hypercholesterolemia

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Statin not influenced by food intake and has liver metabolism

Simvastatin

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Regulate gene expression and stimulate LpL

Fibrates

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Usage of Fibrates

Mixed dyslipidaemias

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Types of fibrates

Bezafibrate
Fenofibrate
Gemfibrozil

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Contraindication in bezafibrate

Renal and hepatic failure

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Fenofibrate may cause

Hemolysis in G6PD deficiency

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Gemfibrozil may cause

Leukopenia

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Cholestyramine
Ezetimibe

Cholesterol absorption inhibitors

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Niacin

Reduce LDL
Increase HDL

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Acipimox

Same as niacin - not diabetogenic

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Probucol
Policosanol
Omega - 3 - fatty acids

Niacin derivatives