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. Antihyperlipidemic Drugs. Hyperlipidemias. Hyperlipoproteinemias. Hyperlipemia. Hypercholestrolemia. Direct relationship with acute pancreatitis.

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Lipids, mainly cholesterol and triglycerides, are transported in human plasma by macromolecular complexes termed lipoproteins. Define hyperlipidemia and atherosclerosis, and their causes.

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Hyperuricemia and gout Niacin inhibits tubular secretion of uric acid Impaired glucose tolerance Hepatotoxicity. Classjfication Vaxelis is a hexavalent combination vaccine indicated for active immunization In contrast, druga by scavenger receptors is an unregulated process that can overwhelm the ability of a cell to sequester potentially toxic lipids safely.

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. The sustained-release formulation of niacin, which is taken once daily at bedtime, reduces bothersome initial adverse effects. To view content sources and attributions, please refer to our editorial policy.


Administration of aspirin prior to taking niacin decreases the flush, which is prostaglandin mediated. A formulation of ezetimibe and simvastatin has been shown to lower LDL levels more effectively than the statin alone PowerPoint Presentation: Subscribe to receive email notifications whenever new articles are published.

Pharmacokinetic of Ezetimibe Metabolized in the small intestine and liver claswification glucuronide conjugation a Phase II reactionwith subsequent biliary and renal excretion.

Adverse effect of statins Transient, and minor abnormality of liver function tests Myopathy and rhabdomyolysis disintegration or dissolution of muscle and elevation of muscle enzymes creatine hosphokinaseCPK: Macrophages in arterial walls use scavenger receptors to take up circulating lipoproteins, especially particles with apolipoproteins that have been modified by free radicals. Patients with moderate to severe hepatic insufficiency should not be treated with ezetimibe.

Please enter User Name Password Error: 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.

In patients with renal insufficiency In patients taking drugs such as cyclosporine, itraconazoleerythromycin, gemfibrozilor niacin. Fibrates enhance the effect of co-administered oral Anticoagulants. Whereas plaques can slowly occlude coronary and cerebral vessels, clinical symptoms are more frequently precipitated by rupture of unstable plaques, leading to occlusive thrombi.


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Antihyperlipidemic agents

They may differ in both their impact on the cholesterol profile and adverse effects. By reducing the LDL cholesterol, they can prevent both the primary and secondary symptoms of coronary heart disease. Lipoproteins are composed of a lipid core surrounded by apolipoproteins that regulate the uptake and off-loading of lipids and interactions with cell membrane receptors.

These drugs are often given in combination with other antihyperlipidemic drugs. Therapeutic uses Hypertriglyceridemia the most effective in reduction TGs – combined hyperlipidemia type III if statins are contraindicated.

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Describe the cholesterol biosynthetic pathway and its significance. Colesevelam Colestilan Colestipol Colestyramine Colextran.

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