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fenofibrate Uses, Side Effects, Interactions, Warnings & Dosing

What dosages is fenofibrate available in?

What dosages is fenofibrate available in?

fenofibrate is available in a 43 mg and 130 mg capsule.

What is fenofibrate used for?

What is fenofibrate used for?

fenofibrate is a fibrate that is used used as an add-on medication to diet to treat high triglycerides and high cholesterol.

How does fenofibrate work?

How does fenofibrate work?

fenofibrate is a fibrate. It works by breaking down lipids (fatty substances) in your blood, such as “bad” cholesterol (low-density lipoprotein or LDL) and triglycerides. This lowers the amount of lipids that can clog your arteries and helps blood flow more smoothly to different parts of your body. It also helps make more “good” cholesterol (high-density lipoprotein or HDL) in your body. Having more HDL can lower your risk for heart problems or stroke.

How do I take fenofibrate?

How do I take fenofibrate?

fenofibrate is typically taken by mouth once daily.

Is it safe for me to take fenofibrate?

Is it safe for me to take fenofibrate?

fenofibrate is a safe and effective treatment when used for FDA licensed indications. However, like all medications, they may give you unwanted side effects. You should always discuss potential side effects with your physician to ensure the medication is suitable and right for you. You should not take this medication if you have severe kidney impairment, are on dialysis, have active liver disease, gallbladder disease or are a nursing mother.

fenofibrate Common Side Effects

fenofibrate Common Side Effects

Common side effects of fenofibrate include:

  • Liver damage
  • Lung problems
  • Stomach pain
fenofibrate Serious Side Effects

fenofibrate Serious Side Effects

Serious side effects are rare with fenofibrate. Contact your healthcare provider immediately if you experience any of the following.

  • Serious allergic and skin reactions: sore throat, fever, fatigue, rash, hives, painful blisters, skin reddening, skin peeling, swollen lymph nodes
  • Liver damage: swelling of your stomach, stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, yellowing of your skin or the whites of your eyes, confusion
  • Severe muscle pain: fever, tired, dark-colored (brown or red color) urine, muscle pain, cramps, or weakness
  • Blood clots in lungs or legs: chest pain, difficulty breathing, swelling or warmth in your legs, leg muscles that are tender to the touch
Effects of other drugs, drug classes and over-the-counter products on fenofibrate

Effects of other drugs, drug classes and over-the-counter products on fenofibrate

The following medications may interact with fenofibrate:

  • Warfarin – May result in a prolonged PT/INR time
  • Immunosuppressants such as cyclosporine and tacrolimus – Can cause nephrotoxicity
  • Bile acid binding resins – take fenofibrate at least 1 hour before or 4 to 6 hours after a bile acid binding resin to avoid impeding its absorption
  • Colchcine – Cases of myopathy, including rhabdomyolysis, have been reported with fenofibrates are taken with colchicine
Who makes fenofibrate?

Who makes fenofibrate?

Various FDA-approved generic manufacturers

Is fenofibrate safe in pregnancy?

Is fenofibrate safe in pregnancy?

It is not known if fenofibrate will harm your unborn baby. If you become pregnant while receiving fenofibrate, talk to your healthcare provider .

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