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Triglyceride

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Triglyceride, Serum Triglyceride, Hypertriglyceridemia Causes, Medication Causes of Hypertriglyceridemia, Drug-Induced Hypertriglyceridemia

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  • Interpretation
  1. Normal: <150 mg/dl
  2. High: 150 to 499 mg/dl
  3. Severe: >=500 mg/dl
  • Causes
  • Increased (Secondary Hypertriglyceridemia Causes)
  1. Pregnancy (Estrogen Mediated)
  2. Alcohol Abuse
  3. Acute Myocardial Infarction
  4. Pancreatitis
  5. Nephrotic Syndrome
  6. Chronic Renal Insufficiency
  7. Acute intermittent porphyria
  8. Endocrine Disease
    1. Obesity
    2. Metabolic Syndrome
    3. Diabetes Mellitus
    4. Hypothyroidism
    5. Cushing's Syndrome
    6. Hypopituitarism
  9. Medications
    1. Atypical Antipsychotics
    2. Beta Blockers
    3. Bile Binding Resin
    4. Exogenous Estrogens
    5. Glucocorticoids
    6. Immunosuppressants
    7. Isotretinoin
    8. Protease Inhibitors
    9. Thiazide Diuretics
    10. Ticlopidine (Ticlid)
  10. Genetic Syndromes
    1. Glycogen Storage Disease
    2. Hyperlipoproteinemia (types I, IIb, III, IV, and V)
    3. Familial Combined Hyperlipidemia
    4. Familial Hypertriglyceridemia
    5. Familial Dysbetalipoproteinemia
    6. Familial Hypoalphalipoproteinemia
    7. Familial Hyperchylomicronemia
  • Causes
  • Decreased
  1. Malnutrition
  2. Abetalipoproteinemia
  3. Medications
    1. Gemfibrozil
    2. Nicotinic Acid
    3. Clofibrate
    4. Omega 3 Fatty Acids