RL is a 42-year-old man. He has a BMI of 29 and a past medical history of MI and hypertension that is well controlled. His current lipid panel results are Total Cholesterol of 224, TG 150 mg/dL, LDL-C 160 mg/dL, HDL-C 34 mg/dL. Liver enzymes were normal. He has completed a six-month trial of lifestyle modification without success. You are to choose an Antihyperlipidemic agent providing rationale for choice, including monitoring, side effects, and interactions, with patient-related education.