fibric acid

fibric acid

 [fi´brik]
any of a group of compounds structurally related to clofibrate used to reduce plasma levels of triglycerides and cholesterol.

fibric acid

/fi·bric ac·id/ (fi´brik) any of a group of compounds structurally related to clofibrate that can reduce plasma levels of triglycerides and cholesterol; used to treat hypertriglyceridemia and hypercholesterolemia.
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13 It is reasonable to study the effect of pioglitazone on lipid profile of non-diabetics and compare it with that of gemfibrozil, a fibric acid derivative, which shows anti-hyperlipidaemic effect by acting on PPAR-a.
The dyslipidemia drugs market report estimates the market size (Revenue USD million - 2013 to 2020) for key market segments based on the drug class (bile acid resins, fibric acid and omega-3 fatty acid derivatives, niacin, statins, and other drugs such as combination drugs and cholesterol absorption inhibitors), and forecasts growth trends (CAGR% - 2016 to 2020).
Statins, as well as fibric acid derivatives and niacin, are important considerations in patients with myopathic symptoms.
Or you could substitute another type of cholesterol-lowering drug (bile acid resins, nicotinic acid, fibric acid derivatives, or cholesterol absorption inhibitors) or just work harder on those lifestyle changes that we know can lower cholesterol: a low-fat diet, weight loss, and exercise.
Fibric acid derivatives, such as fenofibrate, bezafibrate and gemfibrozil, are preferred in the treatment of dyslipidemias associated with DM and metabolic syndrome than HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors as they are usually more effective for normalizing serum levels of HDL-Cholesterol and TG7.
Klickstein, fibric acid derivatives, such as losartan, can lower uric acid, and some patients may have improved symptoms with this drug.
Patients may be prescribed HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors (statins) and fibric acid derivatives for control of lipid and triglyceride abnormalities.
The antihyperlipidemic class of drugs can be subdivided into bile acid sequestrants, HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors, fibric acid derivatives, ezetim-ibe, and niacin.
Fibric acid derivatives (gemfibrozil [Lopid[R]], fenofibrate [Tricor[R]], clofibrate [Abitrate[R]]) are used to decrease triglyceride levels.