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Table 2 Secondary causes of hypertriglyceridemia

From: Egyptian practical guidance in hypertriglyceridemia management 2021

Secondary causes of hypertriglyceridemia [7]:
Diseases Uncontrolled diabetes mellitus, chronic kidney disease, nephrotic syndrome, hypothyroidism, Cushing’s disease
Metabolic and dietary disorders Overweight/obesity, metabolic syndrome, sedentary lifestyle, alcohol abuse or alcohol excess, diets high in saturated fat, sugar, or high-glycemic index foods, total parenteral nutrition with lipid emulsions
Drugs Propofol, beta blockers, diuretics, thiazide and loop diuretic agents, bile acid sequestrants, glucocorticosteroids, anabolic steroids, oral estrogens, tamoxifen, HIV protease inhibitors, atypical antipsychotics, tacrolimus, sirolimus, cyclosporine, interferons
Pregnancy Especially in the third trimester