There are four general classes of lipid-lowering drugs: niacin, fibric-acid derivatives, bile-acid sequestrants, and HMThere are four general classes of lipid-lowering drugs: niacin, fibric-acid derivatives, bile-acid sequestrants, and HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors. Describe the pharmacodynamics, pharmacokinetics, andG-CoA reductase inhibitors. Describe the pharmacodynamics, pharmacokinetics, and

There are four general classes of lipid-lowering drugs: niacin, fibric-acid derivatives, bile-acid sequestrants, and HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors. Describe the pharmacodynamics, pharmacokinetics, and pharmacotherapeutics of each drug. When, specifically, do you use each drug? Include monitoring parameters and patient education.