Antihyperlipidemic Drugs. c h a p t e r atherosclerosis bile acid sequestrants catalyst cholesterol high-density lipoproteins (HDL). HMG-CoA. Hypolipidemic agents, or antihyperlipidemic agents, are a diverse group of pharmaceuticals that are used in the treatment of high levels of fats (lipids), such as cholesterol, in the blood (hyperlipidemia). They are called lipid-lowering drugs . Contents. 1 Classes. Established. 2 Research; 3 References; 4 See also. Chapter 18 Antihyperlipidemic Agents LEARNING OBJECTIVES Define hyperlipidemia and atherosclerosis, and their causes Classify antihyperlipidemics.

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Antihyperlipidemic agents

Patients with moderate to severe hepatic antihjperlipidemic should not be treated with ezetimibe. Niacin is also used to treat other severe hypercholesterolemiasoften in combination with other antihyperlipidemic agents.

Therefore, it is particularly useful in the treatment of familial hyperlipidemias. Ezetimibe has no clinically meaningful effect on the plasma concentrations of the fat-soluble vitamins A, D, and E. Excretion takes place through the bile and feces some urinary elimination also occurs.

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Antidotes Contrast media Radiopharmaceuticals Dressings Senotherapeutics. Hyperuricemia and gout Niacin inhibits tubular secretion of uric acid Impaired glucose tolerance Hepatotoxicity PowerPoint Presentation: Upload from Desktop Single File Upload.

Nausea and abdominal pain. Their half-lives range from 1. Colesevelam has fewer gastrointestinal side effects and not Impaired antuhyperlipidemic.

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These drugs are effective in lowering plasma cholesterol levels in all types of hyperlipidemias However, patients who are homozygous for familial hypercholesterolemia lack LDL receptors and, therefore, benefit much less from treatment with these drugs. Fibric acid derivatives may induce classificatioh Myopathy and rhabdomyolysis the risk is greater in: The sustained-release formulation of niacin, which is taken once daily at bedtime, reduces bothersome initial adverse effects.

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For example, some may lower the “bad cholesterol” low density lipoprotein LDL more so than others, while others may preferentially increase high density lipoprotein HDL”the good cholesterol”. Orlistata weight-reducing agent, it is pancreatic lipase inhibitor lowers the Glycaemia of diabetes mellitus to a degree that Accords with the weight loss, and improves Hyperlipidaemia There is a risk of steatorrhoea and alabsorption of Fat-soluble vitamins A, D and E.

Tetracycline, warfarindigoxinthiazide diuretics, phenobarbitone and thyroid hormones should be taken 1 h-2h before or 4 h-6h after colestyramine to avoid impairment of their absorption Because the drug binds anions. Antihyperlipidemic agents promote reduction of lipid levels in the blood.

Colesevelam has fewer gastrointestinal side effects and not Impaired absorptions PowerPoint Presentation: In patients with renal insufficiency In patients taking drugs such as cyclosporine, itraconazoleerythromycin, gemfibrozilor niacin. Pharmacokinetic of Fibric acid derivatives: Colesevelam Colestilan Colestipol Colestyramine Colextran.


This material is provided for educational purposes only and is not intended for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Start Free Trial No credit card required. Classify antihyperlipidemics based on the structure and mode of action.

Describe some new drug classes useful in the treatment of hyperlipidemia and atherosclerosis. AtorvastatinFluvastatinLovastatinPravastatinSimvastatin.

Adverse effect of statins: In order to view it, please contact the author of the presentation. Classiification Vaxelis is a hexavalent combination vaccine indicated for active immunization Therapeutic uses Hypertriglyceridemia the most effective in reduction TGs – combined hyperlipidemia type III if statins are contraindicated. There are several classes of hypolipidemic drugs.

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Thus, it is important to evaluate INR Contraindications: Antihyperlipidemic agents What are Antihyperlipidemic agents? Subscribe to receive email notifications whenever new articles are published.

Alpha- tocopherol acetate vitamin E Omega-3 marine triglycerides Maxepa Orlistat. Types of Antihyperlipidemic agents Please refer to the drug classes listed below for further information.