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Hypercholesterolemia

  • Ddx

    • nephrotic syndrome
    • drugs: estrogen/OCPs, olanzapine
    • hypothyroidism
    • diabetes type 2
    • obesity
    • liver dz: PBC, PSC
    • familial hypercholesterolemia
  • Labs

    • CBC, chem, creatinine
    • LFTs
    • TSH
    • a1c
    • albumin
    • lipid panel
    • UA (protein, albumin)
  • Tx guidelines

    • LDL > 190
    • CAD
    • DM (or 10 year CAD risk > 7.5%) with age 40-75 with LDL > 70
  • Tx

    • diet, exercise
    • statin
      • atorvastatin (lipitor) 80 mg qday
      • rosuvastatin 40 mg qday
    • nicotinic acid to tx low HDL
    • bile acid sequestrants
      • cholestyramine 8g qday
    • other drugs
      • fibrates
      • ezetimibe
    • Lipid panel every 6-12 months

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