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What Is Choline Fenofibrate Used For?

Choline fenofibrate is a drug that is licensed for use by itself or with a statin to treat high levels of cholesterol or triglycerides. It should be combined with lifestyle changes, such as improving your diet. By taking choline fenofibrate, you can reduce your risk of developing complications that are associated with high cholesterol or high triglycerides.

An Overview of Uses for Choline Fenofibrate

Choline fenofibrate (Trilipix®) is a prescription medication licensed to treat unhealthy triglyceride and cholesterol levels. It is approved for use by itself or in combination with a statin (statins are another type of cholesterol medication).
 
Specifically, choline fenofibrate is approved for the following uses:
 
 
  • Increasing HDL cholesterol and decreasing triglycerides in people already being optimally treated with a statin medication to reach their LDL goal. This use is approved only for people with coronary heart disease (CHD) or certain other risk factors, such as diabetes, peripheral artery disease, carotid artery disease, or an aortic aneurysm.
 
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