Lipofen

Active Ingredient(s): Fenofibrate
FDA Approved: * January 11, 2006
Pharm Company: * CIPHER
Category: Cholesterol

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



Lipofen 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 hypercholesterolemia and hypertri...

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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.

NDC Database Records for Lipofen: (2 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 66869-137 Lipofen 50 mg Oral Capsule by Kowa Pharmaceuticals America Inc.
  • 66869-147 Lipofen 150 mg Oral Capsule by Kowa Pharmaceuticals America Inc.

Other drugs which contain Fenofibrate or a similar ingredient: (8 results)


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