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  • n. Plural form of fibrate.

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Examples

  • Other remedies, including niacin and drugs called fibrates, boost HDL, but they come with unpleasant side effects that limit their use.

    Giving Weight to the Other Cholesterol

  • TriLipix, part of a drug group called fibrates, is the first cholesterol medicine in its class to be approved for use with statins, which are the first-line treatment and which dominate the $15 billion global market for cholesterol-fighting drugs.

    Abbott's TriLipix Approved by FDA

  • Abbott's TriLipix is part of a class of drugs called fibrates that raise "good" HDL cholesterol while reducing triglycerides and "bad" LDL cholesterol.

    Fore, right!

  • "Currently, doctors use drugs called fibrates to treat problems with cholesterol and triglycerides," says the study's co-first author Irfan J. Lodhi, Ph. D., a postdoctoral fellow in endocrinology and metabolism.

    Health News from Medical News Today

  • Dual PPAR agonists aim to combine the lipid benefit of PPAR-alpha agonists, such as fibrates, with the glycemic advantages of the PPAR-gamma agonists, such as the thiazolidinediones.

    MedPageToday.com - medical news plus CME for physicians

  • Several medications can also boost HDL, including niacin, statins, and fibrates.

    Good cholesterol good for the colon, too

  • An experimental diabetes drug by Eli Lilly and Co. that is 10,000 times more potent than fibrates, a current cholesterol treatment, also proved disappointing.

    Experimental drugs to raise 'good' cholesterol fail

  • Find out if statins, fibrates, and the Mediterranean diet  (subscribers only) could help lower your cholesterol, and take a look at our free Best Buy Drugs report on low-cost cholesterol-lowering drugs.

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  • Find out if statins, fibrates, and the Mediterranean dietsubscribers only could help lower your cholesterol, and take a look at our free Best Buy Drugs reporton low-cost cholesterol-lowering drugs.

    Zetia: Down for the count?

  • The protocol for the ACCORD study included giving the patients both fibrates and statins.

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

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