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Fibrates (fibric acid derivatives) are a class of medication that lowers blood triglyceride levels. Fibrates modestly effective in increasing HDL cholesterol levels. Examples of fibrates available in the U.S. are gemfibrozil (Lopid) and fenofibrate (Tricor, Fibricor). Side effects, dosing, drug interactions, and pregnancy information should be reviewed prior to taking fibrates.

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