How Zinc interacts with clofibrate

Interaction type: Depletions

Interaction rating: Potential/Theoritical

Laboratory studies have reported that clofibrate may decrease zinc levels in the body. Being in the same class of drugs, fenofibrate may also decrease zinc levels. Supplementation with the affected nutrient may be necessary. (1)


  1. Powanda MC. Clofibrate-induced Alterations in Zinc, Iron and Copper Metabolism. Biochem Pharmacol. Jan1978;27(1):125-27.