fibrate

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fibrate

(ˈfaɪbreɪt)
n
any of a class of drugs used to lower fat levels in the body
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fibrate

n fibrato
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A positive result in this patient population could have greatly expanded use of fibrates such as TriCor and TriLipix.
These include the drug ezetimibe and a class of drugs known as the fibrates.
Our study forecasts revenues in the following cholesterol-lowering drugs submarkets and products: -- Statins and Fixed-Dose Combinations - Crestor - Lipitor - Livalo - Lescol/Lescol XL - Zocor - Vytorin - Caduet - Other Statins and Fixed-Dose Combinations (grouped forecast) -- Absorption Inhibitors, Ion Exchange Resins, Fibrates and Other Drugs - Zetia - Welchol - Tricor - Other cholesterol-lowering drugs (grouped forecast) -- PCSK9 Inhibitors - Praluent - Repatha
This formula is safe and you actually can take it with statins or fibrates to enhance their effects.
A total of 27% reported using lipid-lowering medications at baseline; roughly half used statins and half used fibrates.
Nearly all current cholesterol medicines -- fibrates, niacin and top-selling statins -- are decades old.
Other drugs such as niacin and fibrates are sometimes added to statins to try to reach those goals, but studies show they don't always lower the chances of heart problems.
Standard of Care could be any treatment physicians considered appropriate in a real-life clinical setting and included lifestyle modifications as well as lipid modifying agents, such as statins, ezetimibe and fibrates.
The guidelines say, "Children aged [greater than or equal to]10 years with non-HDL cholesterol [greater than or equal to]145 mg/dL after LDL cholesterol goal is achieved may be considered for additional treatment with statins, fibrates, or niacin in conjunction with a lipid specialist consultation.
But, Jump said, millions of people now at risk for cardiovascular disease take medications such as statin drugs for high cholesterol; fibrates for high triglycerides; anti-thrombotics to thin their blood; and other drugs with anti-inflammatory or anti-arrhythmia effects.
A There are alternative tablets to the statins called fibrates and also ezetimibe, but they don't give the same benefit and have different side effects.