GENERIC NAME: CLOFIBRATE - ORAL (klo-FYE-brate, KLO-fib-rate)
BRAND NAME(S): Atromid-S
WARNING: Because of the possibility of undesirable side effects due to clofibrate use, clofibrate should be used only in certain patients after other treatments (including non-drug treatment) have failed to lower cholesterol. Seek immediate medical attention if you develop any of the following symptoms: sharp pains in abdomen/stomach area, irregular heartbeat, chest pain, or any unusual growths (tumors).
USES: This medication is used to reduce high cholesterol blood levels.
HOW TO USE: This medication may be taken with food if stomach upset occurs. Take this medication as directed. Do not increase your dose or stop taking this without first consulting your doctor.
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