Fenofibrate (micronized)

Active Ingredient(s): Fenofibrate
FDA Approved: * April 9, 2002
Pharm Company: * TEVA
Category: Cholesterol

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



Fenofibrate (micronized) Overview

Fenofibrate, marketed as Tricor and under several other brand names, is a drug of the fibrate class. It is mainly used to reduce cholesterol levels in people at risk of cardiovascular disease. Like other fibrates, it reduces both low-density lipoprotein (LDL) and very low density lipoprotein (VLDL) levels, as well as increasing high-density lipoprotein (HDL) levels and reducing triglyceride levels.[1] It is used alone or along with statins in the treatment of hypercholesterol...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Fenofibrate
  • Capsule: 100mg, 130mg, 134mg, 150mg, 200mg, 30mg, 43mg, 50mg, 67mg, 87mg, 90mg
  • Tablet: 107mg, 120mg, 145mg, 160mg, 40mg, 48mg, 50mg, 54mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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