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Clofibrate

In the US, Clofibrate (clofibrate systemic) is a member of the drug class fibric acid derivatives and is used to treat High Cholesterol.

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Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

C10AB01

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0000637-07-0

Chemical Formula

C12-H15-Cl-O3

Molecular Weight

242

Therapeutic Category

Lipid lowering: Fibrate

Chemical Name

Propanoic acid, 2-(4-chlorophenoxy)-2-metyl-, etyl ester

Foreign Names

  • Clofibratum (Latin)
  • Clofibrat (German)
  • Clofibrate (French)
  • Clofibrato (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Clofibrate (OS: USAN, DCF, JAN, BAN)
  • Clofibrato (OS: DCIT)
  • AY 61123 (IS)
  • Chlorfenisate (IS)
  • Chlorophenisate (IS)
  • ICI 28257 (IS)
  • Lipomid (IS)
  • NSC 79389 (IS)
  • Sklerolip (IS)
  • Clofibrat (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Clofibrate (PH: BP 2016, JP XVI, Ph. Eur. 8, USP 38)
  • Clofibratum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)

Brand Names

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Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
DCITDenominazione Comune Italiana
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name

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