Fenobate 200mg Capsule

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East West Pharma

Composition for Fenobate 200mg Capsule

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₹9.9/Capsule
10 capsules in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Fenobate Capsule

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Uses of Fenobate Capsule

Fenobate 200mg Capsule is used in the treatment of increased cholesterol and increased triglycerides.
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Side effects of Fenobate Capsule

Common

Increased liver enzymes, Nausea, Vomiting, Flatulence, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea.

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How to use Fenobate Capsule

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It is better to take Fenobate 200mg Capsule with food.

How Fenobate Capsule works

Fenobate 200mg capsule stimulates the formation of enzymes for triglyceride metabolism, which in turn lowers the levels of triglyceride and cholesterol in the body.

In Depth Information on Fenobate Capsule

Expert advice for Fenobate Capsule

  • If you also take medicines such as cholestyramine or colestipol; make sure to take them at least 1 hour after or 4 hours before taking fenofibrate.
  • Consult your doctor, if you have diseases such as diabetes, hyperthyroidism, kidney or liver ailments.
  • Do not take fenofibrate, if you are allergic to it or to any other ingredient in the medicine (lactose).
  • Do not take finofibrate, if you are sensitive to sunlight.
  • Do not take the medicine, if you are suffering from severe liver, kidney or pancreatic ailments (gall bladder disease, biliary cirrhosis, pancreatitis); if you have muscular disorders, large amount of protein in urine, water retention in the body (nephrotic syndrome), decreased albumin in the blood (hypoalbuminaemia) or poorly controlled diabetes mellitus.
  • Do not take the medicine if you are pregnant or breast-feeding.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Fenobate 200mg Capsule
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Alcohol
CAUTION
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Fenobate 200mg Capsule may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Fenobate 200mg Capsule is probably usafe to use during lacta
tion. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
SAFE
Fenobate 200mg Capsule does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Fenobate 200mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Fenobate 200mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Fenobate 200mg Capsule is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
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Liver
CAUTION
Fenobate 200mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Fenobate 200mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Fenobate 200mg Capsule is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Lipicure 10mg Tablet, Reclide 40 Tablet, Cyblex 60mg XR Tablet, Atorsave 20mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Fenofibrate, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Fenobate 200mg Capsule

Frequently asked questions for Fenofibrate

Fenobate is a drug belonging to a different class of drugs called “Fibrates”, whereas Lipitor (atorvastatin) belongs to the “Statin” class. Both the medicines act by different mechanisms
Fenobate may rarely cause sexual weakness in patients. It does not cause weight gain and memory loss. Consult your doctor before use
Q. Can I take fenofibrate with Lipitor, ibuprofen, niacin, Nyquil or crestor?
Taking fenofibrate with drugs from the statin class (e.g. Atorvastatin or Lipitor; rosuvastatin or crestor) may cause muscle breakdown. There is no significant drug interaction with ibuprofen, niacin or Nyquil. However, always consult your doctor before use
Fenobate belongs to a class of drugs called as fibrates or fibric acid derivatives. It is different from statins, blood thinners, diuretic and nitrate
Yes, Fenobate is a generic drug sold under several pharmaceutical brand names (TriCor, Antara, Lofibra, Stanlip, Lipicard etc.).
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