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Fenotor Tablet

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Overview

Introduction of Fenotor Tablet

Fenotor Tablet 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. This medicine 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.

Fenotor Tablet side effects

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

How to use Fenotor 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. Fenotor Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How Fenotor Tablet works

Fenotor 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).

Fenotor Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Fenotor Tablet.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Fenotor Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Fenotor Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Fenotor Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Fenotor Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Fenotor Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Fenotor Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Fenotor Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Fenotor Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Fenotor Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Fenotor Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Fenotor Tablet, 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 Fenotor Tablet, particularly if it is accompanied by a fever.
  • Do not discontinue Fenotor Tablet without consulting your doctor even if you feel better.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Fenotor with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Etovas, Alvastatin, Atalo
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Fenotor

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Like if high grade fever take calpal 500 8hrly Otherwise avoid all medicines, Take a coconut oil pure and apply on whole body,
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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
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FAQs

Q. Is Fenotor the same as Lipitor?

No, Fenotor 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 Fenotor cause liver damage?

Fenotor 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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MPB-55, Mahavir Nagar -1, Kota 324005,Rajasthan
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