Clofibrate

FDA Approved: * June 16, 1986
Pharm Company: * USL PHARMA
Category: Cholesterol

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Clofibrate Overview

Clofibrate (tradename Atromid-S) is an organic compound. It is marketed as a fibrate. It is a lipid-lowering agent used for controlling the high cholesterol and triacylglyceride level in the blood. It increases lipoprotein lipase activity to promote the conversion of VLDL to LDL, and hence reduce the level of VLDL. It can increase the level of HDL as well. Complications and controversies It can induce SIADH, syndrome of inappropriate secretion of antidiuretic hormone ADH (vasopressin). C...

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Clofibrate
  • Capsule: 500mg
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