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


  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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