Fenofibrate is a medicine used to reduce the levels of bad cholesterol and triglycerides, and increase the amount of HDL (good cholesterol) in the blood. As excess fat in the blood can deposit in the arteries and result in heart diseases, this tablet is given to prevent it.
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Query: Hi doctor, I do not have any health issues. But, my cholesterol level is high at 220. Do I need to take any medicine? Please let me know. I have attached my laboratory reports for your reference. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Yes, you should be started on statins preferably Atorvastatin 10 mg at bedtime and also low fat diet and regular exercise for 30 minutes daily. Are suffering from any other disease than high cholesterol? Are you hypertensive or diabetic? What is your age? Revert back with... Read Full »