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Fenofibric Acid (Trilipix)

Also known as Propanoic Acid, 2-(4-(4-Chlorobenzoyl)Phenoxy)-2-Methyl-, Trilipix, and Fibricor

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

What is it prescribed for?

Patients are most commonly prescribed fenofibric acid to treat hyperlipidemia, coronary atherosclerosis, hypercholesterolemia, and sleepiness.

What drug interactions are known?

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

Critical Interactions


Significant Interactions

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