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alufibrate
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Description

Aluminum clofibrate is a medication used to treat high cholesterol. It works by reducing the amount of cholesterol produced by the liver. It is available in tablet form and is taken orally.

Common side effects of aluminum clofibrate include nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, constipation, diarrhea, headache, dizziness, and rash. More serious side effects may include liver damage, muscle pain, and an increased risk of gallstones.

Brand names associated with aluminum clofibrate include Atromid-S, Lipamid, and Lipocerin.

Synonyms
  • aluminium clofibrate
  • aluminum clofibrate
Classifications
  • antihyperlipidemic
  • fibrate

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