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Choline Fenofibrate

What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?

If you have any of the following conditions, you should discuss this with your healthcare provider prior to taking choline fenofibrate:
 
  • Gallbladder disease, including gallstones
  • Liver disease, liver failure, or a history of liver disease
  • Kidney disease or kidney failure
  • Any allergies, including to foods, dyes, or preservatives.
 
In addition, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
 
 
Also, tell your healthcare provider about all other medicines you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
 
(Click Precautions and Warnings With Choline Fenofibrate to learn more, including information on who should not take this medication.)
 

How Does Choline Fenofibrate Work?

Choline fenofibrate belongs to a class of drugs known as fibric derivatives (also known as fibrates). It works by increasing the activity of an enzyme called lipoprotein lipase that breaks down triglyceride-rich particles and increases their removal from the body. The medication can also decrease the amount of these particles that are made and released from the liver.
 
Depending on the type of cholesterol problem you have, choline fenofibrate may also:
 
 
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