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Clofibrate (Systemic)

Brand Names : Abitrate, Atromid-S, Claripex, Novofibrate

Description and Brand Names | Before Using | Proper Use | Precautions | Side Effects | Additional Information

  • Antidiuretic, central diabetes insipidus
  • Antihyperlipidemic

Clofibrate (kloe-FYE-brate) is used to lower cholesterol and triglyceride (fat-like substances) levels in the blood. This may help prevent medical problems caused by such substances clogging the blood vessels.

Clofibrate may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.

Clofibrate is available only with your doctor's prescription, in the following dosage form:

  • Capsules (U.S. and Canada)

Brand Names

Some commonly used brand names are:

In the U.S. -

  • Abitrate
  • Atromid-S

In Canada -

  • Atromid-S
  • Claripex
  • Novofibrate

Generic name product may be available in the U.S.


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Clofibrate: Before Using

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