Lowering Triglycerides

Fibrates
Fibrates are used mainly to treat high triglycerides and low HDL levels. Examples of fibrate medication used to lower triglycerides include gemfibrozil (Lopid®) and fenofibrate (Tricor®, Triglide®, Antara®, Lofibra®, Lipofen).
 
Statins
Statins decrease triglycerides in people with moderately high levels. They have a modest effect on higher triglyceride levels. Statins are not recommended unless the person also has high LDL levels.
 
 
 
Omega-3 Fatty Acids
Omega-3 fatty acids are a great option for people who like to use more natural treatments. While eating more omega-3 fatty acids (such as by eating more fish) would be ideal, many people cannot (or do not want to) eat the foods that contain these fatty acids. In such situations, an omega-3 fatty acid supplement may be appropriate. These can include nonprescription supplements (usually in the form of fish oil capsules) or a prescription product (Lovaza®).
  
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