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Examples of fibrates
These are __ agents
They are ineffective in patients with elevated __ but normal __
Fibrates work in many ways. They stimulate __, thus reducing the triglyceride content of VLDLs & chylomicrons
They stimulate __, by increasing hepatic LDL uptake
They reduce plasma __ concentrations
They increase __ concentration (except bezafibrate)
Gemfibrozil decreases __ & may decrease __ secretion
These drugs are used when there is hyperlipidaemia unresponsive to __
Contraindications include __
Adverse effects include a __-like syndrome (especially if renal function is impaired)
They also include __

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