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  • noun medicine Any of a class of amphipathic drugs that affect lipid metabolism

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Examples

  • A second part of the Accord study found that adding a drug called a fibrate to a cholesterol-lowering pill known as a statin reduced levels of potentially harmful blood fats called triglycerides by 25%.

    Small Steps to Heart Health

  • And in some studies, treating that combination with a type of drug called a fibrate reduced risk in diabetics and nondiabetics who were not taking statins.

    Medlogs - Recent stories

  • "The majority of type 2 diabetics with high risk for cardiovascular events likely will not benefit from adding a fibrate to a statin,"

    Abbott's TriCor Underperforms in Diabetes Test

  • "The majority of type 2 diabetics with high risk for cardiovascular events likely will not benefit from adding a fibrate to a statin,"

    Abbott's TriCor Underperforms in Diabetes Test

  • "The majority of type 2 diabetics with high risk for cardiovascular events likely will not benefit from adding a fibrate to a statin,"

    Abbott's TriCor Underperforms in Diabetes Test

  • Reading the ACCORD web site, it appears to me as though the “Lipid Trial” portion of the study is comparing the use of fibrate plus statin to the use of statin alone, with no “untreated” control group.

    Ruminations on the halted ACCORD study | The Blog of Michael R. Eades, M.D.

  • Help can come in the form of niacin, omega-3 fatty acids, and vitamin B5, as well as some new-generation fibrate and statin drugs.

    You Staying Young

  • Help can come in the form of niacin, omega-3 fatty acids, and vitamin B5, as well as some new-generation fibrate and statin drugs.

    You Staying Young

  • Help can come in the form of niacin, omega-3 fatty acids, and vitamin B5, as well as some new-generation fibrate and statin drugs.

    You Staying Young

  • Abbott's Trilipix is a fibrate, a drug that lowers blood fats called triglycerides.

    The Seattle Times

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