fibric acid analogue

fibric acid analogue

Cardiology A cholesterol-lowering agent–eg, gemfibrozil, used to manage hyperlipidemia by enhancing lipoprotein lipase activity and inhibiting hepatic synthesis of VLDL Effects ↓ TGs, ↓ LDL-C, ↑ HDL-C. See Cholesterol.
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