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Medications for Hypertriglyceridemia

Other names: High Triglycerides

What is Hypertriglyceridemia:  Hypertriglyceridemia is elevated triglyceride concentration in the blood.

Medications to treat Hypertriglyceridemia

The following list of medications are in some way related to, or used in the treatment of this condition.

Drug name Rx / OTC Pregnancy CSA Alcohol Reviews Rating Popularity
fenofibrate Rx C N 24 reviews
6.0

Generic name: fenofibrate systemic

Brand names:  TriCor, Lipofen, Antara, Fenoglide, Lofibra, Triglide

Drug class: fibric acid derivatives

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Fish Oil Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids systemic

Drug class: nutraceutical products

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Lovaza Rx/OTC C N 4 reviews
8.0

Generic name: omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids systemic

Drug class: nutraceutical products

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
TriCor Rx C N 9 reviews
6.0

Generic name: fenofibrate systemic

Drug class: fibric acid derivatives

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Vascepa Rx C N 23 reviews
8.0

Generic name: icosapent systemic

Drug class: miscellaneous antihyperlipidemic agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids Rx/OTC C N 7 reviews
8.0

Generic name: omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids systemic

Brand names:  Fish Oil, Lovaza, Omacor, MegaKrill, Animi-3 with Vitamin D, Nature's Bounty Red Krill Oil, Animi-3, Divista, Omtryg, Vascazen, Epanova, Mi-Omega NF, Prenatal DHA, Vayarin

Drug class: nutraceutical products

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Natural Product Monographs, Prescribing Information

 
Lipofen Rx C N 1 review
10

Generic name: fenofibrate systemic

Drug class: fibric acid derivatives

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Trilipix Rx C N 8 reviews
4.0

Generic name: fenofibric acid systemic

Drug class: fibric acid derivatives

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Antara Rx C N 1 review
1.0

Generic name: fenofibrate systemic

Drug class: fibric acid derivatives

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Fenoglide Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: fenofibrate systemic

Drug class: fibric acid derivatives

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Omacor Rx/OTC C N 2 reviews
9.0

Generic name: omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids systemic

Drug class: nutraceutical products

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
icosapent Rx C N 23 reviews
8.0

Generic name: icosapent systemic

Brand name:  Vascepa

Drug class: miscellaneous antihyperlipidemic agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph

 
Lofibra Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: fenofibrate systemic

Drug class: fibric acid derivatives

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Triglide Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: fenofibrate systemic

Drug class: fibric acid derivatives

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
fenofibric acid Rx C N 11 reviews
5.0

Generic name: fenofibric acid systemic

Brand names:  Trilipix, Fibricor

Drug class: fibric acid derivatives

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Fibricor Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: fenofibric acid systemic

Drug class: fibric acid derivatives

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
MegaKrill Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids systemic

Drug class: nutraceutical products

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Animi-3 with Vitamin D Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids systemic

Drug class: nutraceutical products

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Nature's Bounty Red Krill Oil Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids systemic

Drug class: nutraceutical products

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Animi-3 Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids systemic

Drug class: nutraceutical products

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Divista Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids systemic

Drug class: nutraceutical products

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Omtryg Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids systemic

Drug class: nutraceutical products

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Vascazen Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids systemic

Drug class: nutraceutical products

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Epanova Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids systemic

Drug class: nutraceutical products

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Mi-Omega NF Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids systemic

Drug class: nutraceutical products

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
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Off Label This medication may not be approved by the FDA for the treatment of this condition.
Prescription Only / Over the Counter
Rx Prescription Only
OTC Over the Counter
Rx/OTC Prescription or Over the Counter
Pregnancy
A Adequate and well-controlled studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
B Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
C Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use in pregnant women despite potential risks.
D There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use in pregnant women despite potential risks.
X Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
N FDA has not classified the drug.
Controlled Substances Act Schedule
N Is not subject to the Controlled Substances Act.
1 Has a high potential for abuse. Has no currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. There is a lack of accepted safety for use under medical supervision.
2 Has a high potential for abuse. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States or a currently accepted medical use with severe restrictions. Abuse may lead to severe psychological or physical dependence.
3 Has a potential for abuse less than those in schedules 1 and 2. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to moderate or low physical dependence or high psychological dependence.
4 Has a low potential for abuse relative to those in schedule 3. It has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to those in schedule 3.
5 Has a low potential for abuse relative to those in schedule 4. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to those in schedule 4.
Alcohol
X Interacts with Alcohol.

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