Trilipix (try-LIP-iks) launch is bringing up questions about the appropriate use of fibrates with statins

The recent Trilipix (try-LIP-iks) launch is bringing up questions about the appropriate use of fibrates with statins.

Trilipix is fenofibric acid...the active metabolite of fenofibrate (Tricor).

There's no proof it's better or safer than Tricor. Trilipix's claim to fame is it's the only fibrate APPROVED for use with a statin.

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