fenofibric acid

noun
fen·o·fi·bric acid | \ ˌfen-ō-ˌfī-brik- \

Medical Definition of fenofibric acid 

: a lipid-regulating agent C17H15ClO4 that is the active metabolite of fenofibrate administered orally often in the form of its choline salt C22H28ClNO5 to lower LDL, triglyceride, and apolipoprotein B levels and increase HDL levels in the blood especially in the treatment of hypercholesterolemia and hypertriglyceridemia

Note: Fenofibric acid is often used in conjunction with a statin. It is marketed under the trademarks Fibricor and Trilipix.

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