Fibrate

In pharmacology, the fibrates are a class of amphipathic carboxylic acids. They are used for a range of metabolic disorders, mainly hypercholesterolemia (high cholesterol), and are therefore hypolipidemic agents.

Fibrates
Drug class
Fenofibrate, one of the most popular fibrates
Class identifiers
Usehypertriglyceridemia and hypercholesterolaemia
ATC codeC10AB
Biological targetPPAR
Clinical data
WebMDMedicineNet 
External links
MeSHD058607
In Wikidata

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