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Clofibrate

Also known as Atromid

Clofibrate (tradename Atromid-S) is an organic compound. It is marketed as a fibrate. It is a lipid-lowering agent used for controlling the high cholesterol and triacylglyceride level in the blood. It increases lipoprotein lipase activity to promote the conversion of VLDL to LDL, and hence reduce the level of VLDL. It can increase the level of HDL as well.

Source: Wikipedia

What is it prescribed for?

Patients are most commonly prescribed clofibrate to treat pick disease, rabies, west nile virus, and blastomycosis.

What drug interactions are known?

Do not take clofibrate if you are taking any of the following:

Critical Interactions

Significant Interactions

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