Description and Brand Names

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US Brand Name

  1. Fibricor
  2. Trilipix

Descriptions


Fenofibric acid is used together with a proper diet to treat high cholesterol and triglyceride (fat-like substances) levels in the blood. This may help prevent the development of pancreatitis (inflammation of the pancreas) caused by high levels of triglycerides in the blood.

Fenofibric acid may also be used together with cholesterol-lowering medicines called "statins" to prevent certain types of heart problems in patients with risk factors for heart problems.

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Tablet
  • Capsule, Delayed Release