Medicine Overview of Fenocard Tablet
Side effects of Fenocard Tablet
Increased liver enzymes, Nausea, Vomiting, Flatulence, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea.
How to use Fenocard Tablet
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. Fenocard 40mg Tablet is to be taken with food.
How Fenocard Tablet works
Fenocard 40mg tablet is a lipid-lowering medication. It works by lowering the levels of triglycerides and "bad" cholesterol (LDL) while raising the levels of "good" cholesterol (HDL).
In Depth Information on Fenocard Tablet
Expert advice for Fenocard Tablet
- Medication of choice for lowering triglyceride levels in the blood. Can reduce triglycerides by up to 50%.
- Regular exercise and low-fat diet further help to lower levels of fat in the blood.
- Take Fenocard half an hour before meals.
- Notify your doctor if you are more tired than usual, do not feel hungry, or if you have yellow eyes, skin or dark urine.
- Do not discontinue Fenocard without consulting your doctor even if you feel better.
- Avoid alcohol consumption (includes wine, beer, and liquor).
Special precautions for Fenocard 40mg Tablet
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Fenocard 40mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
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....
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.
Fenocard 40mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lactati+more
on. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby....
Fenocard 40mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Fenocard 40mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Fenocard 40mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.+more
Use of Fenocard 40mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease....
Use of Fenocard 40mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Fenocard 40mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Fenocard 40mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.+more
Use of Fenocard 40mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease....
Use of Fenocard 40mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Lipicure 10mg Tablet, Cyblex 60mg XR Tablet, Tonact 40mg Tablet, Rozucor 5mg Tablet
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.
Frequently asked questions for Fenocard 40mg Tablet
Frequently asked questions for Fenofibrate
Fenocard 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
Fenocard 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
Fenocard belongs to a class of drugs called as fibrates or fibric acid derivatives. It is different from statins, blood thinners, diuretic and nitrate
Yes, Fenocard is a generic drug sold under several pharmaceutical brand names (TriCor, Antara, Lofibra, Stanlip, Lipicard etc.).
Substitutes for Fenocard
No substitutes found for this medicine