Antara is a lipid regulating agent and helps reduce triglycerides and cholesterol in blood. High levels of these substances in body increase the risk of heart disease or atherosclerosis. Triglycerides are a form of fat found in blood and used by the body to get energy. Cholesterol, on the other hand, is a fatty substance or lipid helpful in normal functioning of body. Antara helps in lowering blood fats as well as cholesterol in individuals who could develop pancreatic or inflammation of pancreas due to high levels of these fats in blood. This medication is intended for patients whose their blood fats may not be controlled by diet.