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Table 7 Lipid effects of different drugs:

From: Egyptian practical guidance in hypertriglyceridemia management 2021

Drug Lipid effects
Fenofibrate LDL ↓: 20.6% (145 mg)
HDL ↑: 11% (145 mg)
TG ↓: 23.5–50.6% (greatest drop is in patients with highest TG) (145 mg)
IPE HDL ↑: 9.1% (4 g/day)
TG ↓: 45% (4 g/day)
Niacin LDL ↓: 14–17% (2 g/day)
HDL ↑: 22–26% (2 g/day)
TG ↓: 20–50%
Ezetimibe LDL ↓: 18% (10 mg/day)
HDL ↑: 1% (10 mg/day)
TG ↓: 8%
Statins LDL ↓: 30–50% (dose, and drug dependent)
HDL ↑: 1–10%
TG ↓: 10–30%