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Fenofibrate (Tricor)

Also known as Tricor and Lofibra


Fenofibrate (Abbott's Tricor) is a drug of the fibrate class. It is mainly used to reduce cholesterol levels in patients at risk of cardiovascular disease. Like other fibrates, it reduces both low-density lipoprotein (LDL) and very low density lipoprotein (VLDL) levels, as well as increasing high-density lipoprotein (HDL) levels and reducing triglycerides level. It is used alone or in conjunction with statins in the treatment of hypercholesterolemia and hypertriglyceridemia.

Source: Wikipedia

Estimated Total Cost: $82.54 for an average of 28 days supply

What is it prescribed for?

Patients are most commonly prescribed fenofibrate to treat hyperlipidemia, hypercholesterolemia, ischemic heart disease, and muscular dystrophy.

What drug interactions are known?

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

Critical Interactions


Significant Interactions

What side effects are related?

Patients taking fenofibrate most commonly experience side effects like abdominal pain, pain, and diarrhea.

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