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fenofibrate

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noun fen·o·fi·brate \ˌfen-ō-ˈfī-ˌbrāt\

Medical Definition of fenofibrate

  1. :  a lipid-regulating drug C20H21ClO4 that is administered orally to reduce levels of LDL, triglyceride, and apolipoprotein B and increase levels of HDL and is used chiefly to treat hypercholesterolemia and hypertriglyceridemia Fenofibrate is metabolized in the liver to form pharmacologically-active fenofibric acid. Fenofibrate is marketed under the trademarks Antara, Fenoglide, Lipofen, Lofibra, TriCor, and Triglide.


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