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Hyperlipidemia Tx

Statins Simvistatin 10-20 mg dec LDL, inc TG, inc HDL Lovastatin & Prevastatin dec Tchol, inc TG slightly, inc HDL Take at NOC.
Niacin Niaspan 1000mg-3000mg dec LDL 6-22%
Fibrates Gemfibrozil (Lopid) dec TG and Tchol Fenofibrate (Tricor) dec TG 30-60% may inc HDL 10%
Cholesterol absorption inhinbitors Zetia 10 mg daily dec Tchol and LDL
Bile Acid Sequestrants Welchol 6 tabs/day or 3 tabs/BID dec LDL Questran 4 g 1-6 x's/day dec Tchol, dec TG
HTN Drugs Diuretics: HCTZ 12.5 mg Aldactone: 25-100mg Lasix: 20mg/day Beta blocker: metoprolol 25mg ACEI: Lisinopril 5-10mg Ca channel blocker: Norvasc 2.5-5 mg ARB: Losartan 50 mg
HTN Classifications 120-139 or 80-90 pre HTN 140-159 or 90-99 Stage I >/= 160 or >/= 100 Stage II
Essential HTN HTN not caused by a disease process
Exercise Recommendations 45 min x5 days a week
Obesity Overweight BMI 25-30 Obese BMI >30
Created by: Maryleegee