Compare Antara vs. Trilipix

Head-to-head comparisons of medication uses, side effects, ratings, and more.

Antara
(fenofibrate)

Trilipix
(fenofibric acid)

Lowers cholesterol. Antara (Fenofibrate) is good for lowering triglycerides (fats), but it's not as good as statins for improving cholesterol.Lowers cholesterol. Trilipix is good for lowering triglycerides (fats), but it's not as good as statins for improving cholesterol and cardiovascular disease risk.
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Reviews for Antara (fenofibrate)
27%
of people (All ages) say Antara (fenofibrate) is worth it
14%
say it works well
29%
say it's a big hassle
Have you used Antara (fenofibrate)?
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Reviews for Trilipix (fenofibric acid)
50%
+23% better vs. Antara (fenofibrate)
22%
+8% better vs. Antara (fenofibrate)
25%
+4% better vs. Antara (fenofibrate)
Have you used Trilipix (fenofibric acid)?
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Side effects
AntaraTrilipix
  • Abnormal liver function tests 7%
  • Abdominal pain 1%
  • Increased ast 2%
  • Increased alt 1%
  • Increased creatine phosphokinase 2%
  • Constipation 1%
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  • Headache 13%
  • Back pain 6%
  • Pain in extremity 5%
  • Ear, nose, or throat infection 5%
  • Nausea 4%
  • Common cold 4%
  • Diarrhea 4%
  • Joint pain 4%
  • Pain 4%
  • Dizziness 4%
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How it works
AntaraTrilipix
Antara (Fenofibrate) is a cholesterol-lowering medicine. It removes triglycerides from your body and makes it easier to process "bad" cholesterol (LDL). This also increases "good" cholesterol (HDL).Trilipix is a cholesterol-lowering medicine. It removes triglycerides from your body and makes it easier to process "bad" cholesterol (LDL). This also increases "good" cholesterol (HDL).
Type of medication
AntaraTrilipix
Prescription only
Prescription only
Available as
AntaraTrilipix
  • Pill
  • Pill
  • Extended release
Used for
AntaraTrilipix
Risk factors for serious side effects
AntaraTrilipix
  • Taking Antara (Fenofibrate) with statins
  • Past history of liver disease
    • Taking Antara (Fenofibrate) with anticoagulants
            Detailed Antara (fenofibrate) risks & warnings »
            • Taking Trilipix (Fenofibric Acid) with statins
            • Past history of liver disease
              • Taking Trilipix (Fenofibric Acid) with anticoagulants
                        Detailed Trilipix (fenofibric acid) risks & warnings »
                        Pregnancy

                        Research studies with animals found harmful effects on unborn babies. It hasn’t been properly studied in humans. The benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.

                        Research studies with animals found harmful effects on unborn babies. It hasn’t been properly studied in humans. The benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.

                        Alcohol
                        AntaraTrilipix
                        • Drinking large amounts of alcohol regularly can raise your risk of liver damage.
                        • Don't drink a lot of alcohol while taking this medicine.
                        No alcohol related info.
                        Kidneys and liver
                        AntaraTrilipix
                        • Reports of liver damage have been reported in people who take Antara (Fenofibrate), especially in people with a history of liver disease. Your doctor may monitor your liver with blood tests on a regular basis.
                        • Reports of liver damage have been reported in people who take Trilipix (Fenofibric Acid), especially in people with a history of liver disease. Your doctor may monitor your liver with blood tests on a regular basis.
                        Upsides and benefits
                        AntaraTrilipix
                        • Lowers "bad" cholesterol (LDL) and triglycerides (fats) and raises "good" cholesterol (HDL) in people who have trouble doing this through diet and exercise.
                        • Lowers "bad" cholesterol (LDL) and triglycerides (fats) and raises "good" cholesterol (HDL) in people who have trouble doing this through diet and exercise.
                        • Good medicine for lowering triglycerides.
                        Downsides and risks
                        AntaraTrilipix
                        • In studies, it didn't lower heart disease in people with Type 2 diabetes.
                        • According to new guidelines, you shouldn't take this medicine by itself to lower cholesterol.
                        • Drinking large amounts of alcohol regularly can raise your risk of liver damage.
                        • Different forms and strengths of this medication can't be substituted for each other.
                        • In clinical studies, Trilipix hasn't lowered cholesterol or the risk of heart attack and stroke better than statins.
                        • Different forms and strengths of this medication can't be substituted for each other.
                        Tips from our pharmacists for people taking the medication
                        AntaraTrilipix
                        • Lowers triglycerides.
                        • Can cause backache or headache.
                        • Call your doctor if you develop muscle or abdominal pain.
                        • Don't drink a lot of alcohol while taking this medicine.
                        • Also taking Welchol or Questran? Take this medicine at least 1 hour before or 6 hours after.
                        • You should use this medicine in combination with a healthy diet.
                        • Can be used with other medications to help lower cholesterol.
                        • Lowers triglycerides.
                        • Can raise your chance of getting colds and flu.
                        • Call your doctor if you develop muscle or abdominal pain.
                        • Also taking Welchol or Questran? Take this medicine at least 2 hours before or 4 hours after.
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