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Fenofibrate is the active ingredient in a number of medications used to treat high cholesterol and high triglycerides. These medications include:
Fenofibrate belongs to a class of drugs known as fibrates. It works by increasing the production of an enzyme responsible for breaking down triglyceride-rich particles and increasing their removal from the body. The medication comes in the form of capsules or tablets (depending on the brand), and is taken once a day.
(Click Fenofibrate for more information on this topic. This article tells you what you need to know about how the drug performed in clinical studies, what to expect, and more.)
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