Fenostat Capsule


Overview

Uses of Fenostat Capsule
Fenostat Capsule is used in the treatment of high cholesterol and high triglycerides.
Fenostat Capsule side effects
Common
  • Nausea
  • Stomach pain
  • Constipation
  • Flatulence
  • Headache
  • Muscle pain
  • Increased liver enzymes
  • Increased glucose level in blood
How to use Fenostat 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. Fenostat Capsule is to be taken with food.
How Fenostat Capsule works
Fenostat Capsule is a combination of two lipid-lowering medicines: Atorvastatin and fenofibrate. Atorvastatin prevents your body from making "bad" cholesterol (LDL) while fenofibrate works by lowering the levels of triglycerides in your blood. Both raise the levels of “good” cholesterol (HDL).
Fenostat Capsule related warnings
Alcohol
CAUTION
Pregnancy
CAUTION
Fenostat Capsule is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Fenostat Capsule is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Fenostat Capsule does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Fenostat Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Fenostat Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Fenostat Capsule is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Fenostat Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Fenostat Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Fenostat Capsule is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

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Expert Advice

  • Fenostat Capsule is a combination of two medicines that provide better control of high cholesterol and triglyceride levels.
  • It decreases the risk of heart diseases and helps prevent strokes and heart attacks.
  • It should be taken in addition to regular exercise and low-fat diet to lower levels of fat in the blood.
  • Notify your doctor if you experience muscle symptoms (pain or weakness), particularly if accompanied with fever.
  • Notify your doctor if you experience stomach pain, loss of hunger, a sick feeling or dark urine.
  • Do not discontinue Fenostat Capsule without consulting your doctor even if you feel better.
  • Avoid alcohol consumption (includes wine, beer, and liquor).

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Fenostat

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I have vitamin. B12 deficiency. And high cholesterol
Dr. Saurabh Arora
Heart Specialist
Avoid fried food extra salt and regular exercise plus tab homocheck daily after consulting with your physician
High Cholesterol 208 mg/dl and Triglyceride 212 mg/dl.
Dr. Vishesh Rohatgi
Heart Specialist
Hi. The cholesterol value is borderline high and can be easily controlled with lifestyle changes. Avoid oily and spicy food. Walk or exercise daily for 1 hour. Check your blood pressure and repeat your lipid profile after 1 month and let us know.
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FAQs

Q. Can the Fenostat cause liver damage?
Fenostat contains Atorvastatin and Fenofibrate. A very rare (1 in 10000 patient) side effect of this medicine is liver damage. 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, or abnormal live enzymes.
Q. Can the Fenostat cause muscle pain?
Yes, Fenostat is known to cause muscle pain by injuring muscle. Talk to your doctor as soon as possible if you are experiencing muscle pain, weakness or muscle cramps. It can be a sign of muscle injury due to Fenostat.
Q. What are the lifestyle changes to adapt while taking Fenostat?
Making lifestyle changes can boost your health while taking Fenostat. Stop smoking, as it lowers your risk of having heart attack and stroke. If you are overweight or obese: try to lose weight. You should maintain a healthy diet by including fruits and vegetable in your meals. Regular exercise can make you heart strong and decrease your risk of heart attack.
Q. What medicines should I avoid while taking Fenostat?
Fenostat can interact with several medicines and can cause serious problems. Talk to your doctor and inform him about using Fenostat before taking any prescription or non prescription medicine.

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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 23rd Aug 2018.
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