Hypolipidemic drugs mnemonics:
A small and simple classification available for this category. Simplest Hypolipidemic drugs mnemonics also available for this classification.
Mnemonics: H L B S P
- Direct link is available here. Hypolipedemic drugs required to treat hyperlipedemic patients(Heavy weight persons).
- Weight can be measured in either kg or pounds. Here for creating mnemonic, I am using weight unit as pound. Pound can be written as “lbs” like kilo gram as “kg”.
Mnemonic for Hypolipedemic drug classification – H L B S P that is Heavy Weight (LBS) Person
H- HMG Co A reductase inhibitors: These also known as statins
Ex: Atorvastatin, Simvastatin, Lovastatin
L- Lypolysis and triglycerides synthesis inhibitors
Ex: Clofibrate, Gemfibrozil
B- Bile acid sequestrants
Ex: Colestyramine, Colestepol.
S- Sterol absorption inhibitors
P- Peroxisome Proliferator activated receptor a (PPAR a) activator
Ex: Nicotinic acid
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