First Known Use of fibrate
Medical Definition of fibrate
: any of a group of triglyceride-lowering drugs (such as fenofibrate and gemfibrozil) that are derivatives of clofibrate … we conclude that the benefit of adding a fibrate to statin therapy in reducing the risk of cardiovascular events in patients with type 2 diabetes remains unproven.—Allison B. Goldfine et al., New England Journal of Medicine, 11 Aug. 2011
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