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Fenolip 200 mg Capsule

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Overview

Introduction of Fenolip Capsule

Fenolip 200 mg Capsule is a medicine used to treat high cholesterol. This medicine helps by lowering triglycerides and "bad" cholesterol (LDL), while at the same time raising the levels of "good" cholesterol (HDL). Lowering cholesterol levels reduces the risk of heart attack and stroke.

Fenolip 200 mg Capsule should be taken with food. It may be used alone or in combination with other medicines. Do not stop this medicine without consulting your doctor. Lifestyle changes like low-fat diet, regular exercise, and smoking cessation may help this medicine to work better. Nausea, flatulence, abdominal pain and diarrhea may be seen as side effects with this medicine.

Uses of Fenolip Capsule

Fenolip Capsule side effects

Common
  • Increased liver enzymes
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Flatulence
  • Abdominal pain
  • Diarrhea

How to use Fenolip 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. Fenolip 200 mg Capsule is to be taken empty stomach.

How Fenolip Capsule works

Fenolip 200 mg Capsule 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).

Fenolip Capsule related warnings

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Fenolip 200 mg Capsule
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Fenolip 200 mg Capsule may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Fenolip 200 mg Capsule is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Fenolip 200 mg Capsule does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Fenolip 200 mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Fenolip 200 mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Fenolip 200 mg Capsule is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Fenolip 200 mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Fenolip 200 mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Fenolip 200 mg Capsule is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Fenolip Capsule?

If you miss a dose of Fenolip 200 mg Capsule, 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.

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Expert Advice

  • It should be taken with food.
  • Avoid alcohol consumption while taking this medication.
  • Your doctor may check your liver function before starting treatment and regularly thereafter. Notify your doctor if you are more tired than usual, do not feel hungry, or if you have yellow eyes, skin or dark urine.
  • Inform your doctor if you experience muscle pain, tenderness, cramps, or weakness while taking Fenolip 200 mg Capsule, particularly if it is accompanied by a fever.
  • Do not discontinue Fenolip 200 mg Capsule without consulting your doctor even if you feel better.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Fenolip with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Euroglip, Pridex MG, Glimpee
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Diabic, Glicla
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Etovas, Alvastatin, Atalo
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Brand(s): Rosidoc, Rosustin, Rosucad
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Fenolip

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Fatty liver with poor LFT and backpainAlso high triglycerides and high bad cholesterol
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Ayurveda
Capsule cytozen twice, aarogyavardhini vati tablet 2 tablet twice, lipistat capsule 2 capsule twice, punarnava kwath 20 ml twice before meal for 2-3 months
Sir. I was checked my blood test on 19-11-2016. The details are as under: Blood Sugar: Fasting-99 mg% KFT: Blood Urea-24 mg% S. Creatinine- 0.86 mg% Lipid Profile: S. Cholesterol- 169 mg% S.Triglyceride-615 mg% HDL- 48 mg% LDL- 18 mg% VLDL-123 mg%. Triglyceride in blood was found as very high. Please advice me. Whether i should take FENOLIP-145 mg for a month.
Dr. Nabajit Talukdar
Heart Specialist
Can take but also restrict carbs severely regular exercises
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FAQs

Q. Is Fenolip the same as Lipitor?

No, Fenolip 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

Q. Can the use of Fenolip cause liver damage?

Fenolip contains Fenofibrate. A very rare side effect of this medicine is liver damage i.e 1 in 10000 patient. Use of this medicine should be avoided in patients with the underlying liver disease. Contact your doctor immediately If you notice any early signs and symptoms of liver damage such as fever, rash, loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, fatigue, stomach pain, dark urine, yellow skin or eyes.

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