answersLogoWhite

0

What is Tricor?

Updated: 9/6/2023
User Avatar

Wiki User

10y ago

Best Answer

Tricor is a brand of drug fenofibrate which is used to treat high cholesterol (and especially high triglycerides).

User Avatar

Wiki User

10y ago
This answer is:
User Avatar
More answers
User Avatar

Wiki User

12y ago

It lowers triglycerides and raises HDL

This answer is:
User Avatar

Add your answer:

Earn +20 pts
Q: What is Tricor?
Write your answer...
Submit
Still have questions?
magnify glass
imp
Related questions

What is another name for fenofibrate?

Tricor


What is another name for Tricor?

Fenofibrate


What is Tricor use for?

Tricor (fenofibrate) is used primarily to lower triglycerides, a form of fat in the blood related to cholesterol. To a lesser extent it also lowers the "bad cholesterol" (LDL) and raises the "good cholesterol" (HDL).


Can you drink grapefruit juice and take crestor?

Yes you can take grapefruit with tricor. Tricor coming under fibreate family not the statin family. You should limit grapefruit juice and fresh grapefruit consumption while taking statins, as grapefruit can interfere with the liver's ability to metabolize these medications.


What drugs are suspected of increasing the level of homocysteine in the blood?

lipid-lowering drugs such as fenofibrate (Tricor) and bezafibrate (Bezalip); metformin (Glucophage), a drug to modify insulin resistance; anti-epileptic drugs such as phenobarbital, phenytoin (Dilantin)


What medicines are able to cause TTP?

I used Niaspan and Tricor with aspirin and that is how I got TTP. Always research other ways to lower cholestorol than just listening to a doctors advice to take cholestoral medicine. TTP is a life altering disease.


What drug classes are used to lower cholesterol?

In the United States, there are five: 1. HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors ("statins") such as Lipitor or Zocor 2. Fibric Acid derivatives such as TriCor or Trilipix 3. Niacin such as prescription Niaspan 4. Cholesterol absorption inhibitors such as Zetia 5. Bile acid binders such as WellChol or Questran Combinations may also be used. All of these drugs should only be used under direction from a physician or other health care provider.


If you have a low total cholesterol a low HDL and a low LDL but your triglycerides are high are statin drugs like lipitor or simvastatin good to raise the HDL and lower the trigclycerides?

You don't indicate if you are currently on any medication for cholesterol. However, Lipitor is a statin drug useful in lowering triglycerides; Tricor will do this to an even greater extent. As far as raising HDL, consistent aerobic activity of 45-60 minutes 3-4 times a weekhas been found to increase HDL by as much as 50% after several weeks.


List of all drugs?

LSD cannabis Cocaine magic mushrooms hubbly bubbly heroine crack speed A hubbly bubbly is not a drug.Its slang for a 'Hookah' pipe, similar to that used for smoking tobacco in Arab countries. You need to look up Laws & Statutes Covering illegal drugs.


List all drugs?

coccine herione weed parcetamol caffine ecasty LSD magic mushrooms cannbis GHB poppers crystal meth Way More Hunny ^ -Oxy Contin -Zantex -Sidepack Mushrooms -Incents (Inhalent, Doesn't Show Up On Drug Tests, That's What I Did For Awhile) -Loripel -Acid -Tabacco (Yes, Tabacco Is, Infact A Drug.) And Many More Acctually. To Learn More, Go To The Fallowing... erowid.org Hope This Answered Ur Question (: