Hypolipidemic drugs mnemonics

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

Hypolipidemic drugs mnemonics

Explanation:

  1. Direct link is available here. Hypolipedemic drugs required to treat hyperlipedemic patients(Heavy weight persons).
  2. 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

Ex: Ezetimibe

P- Peroxisome Proliferator activated receptor a (PPAR a) activator

Ex: Nicotinic acid

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