What is the role of fibrates in the regulation of lipids?

Updated: Jul 13, 2021
  • Author: Abimbola Farinde, PharmD, PhD; more...
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Fibrates enhance lipoprotein lipase, resulting in increased VLDL catabolism, fatty acid oxidation, and triglycerides elimination. They decrease hepatic extraction of free fatty acids. Note the following:


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