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Fibator 5 Tablet


Overview

Introduction

Fibator 5 Tablet is a medicine used to treat high cholesterol. Fibator 5 Tablet is a combination of two medicines that reduces "bad" cholesterol (LDL) and triglycerides (fats) levels. It may also reduce the risk of future heart attack and stroke.

Fibator 5 Tablet should be taken with food. You should take it regularly at evenly spaced intervals as per the schedule prescribed by your doctor. Taking it at the same time every day will help you remember to take it. The dose and duration of treatment will depend on what you are being treated for. Do not stop taking it until you have finished the complete course, even when you feel better. Lifestyle changes like low-fat diet, exercise and not smoking may help this medicine to work better.

Nausea, stomach pain, constipation, and headache are some common side effects of this medicine. Inform your doctor if you experience muscle pain, tenderness, cramps, or weakness associated with fever. Let your doctor know if you notice yellowing of skin, muscle pain or dark urine. You may be asked regular monitoring of liver function and blood sugar level while taking this medicine.

Before taking this medicine, tell your doctor if you have liver or kidney disease. You must tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding. You should also let your healthcare team know all other medicines you are taking as they may affect, or be affected by this medicine.

Side effects of Fibator Tablet

Common
  • Nausea
  • Stomach pain
  • Constipation
  • Flatulence
  • Headache
  • Muscle pain
  • Increased liver enzymes
  • Increased glucose level in blood

How to use Fibator 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. Fibator 5 Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Fibator Tablet works

Fibator 5 Tablet 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).

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Fibator 5 Tablet.
Pregnancy
UNSAFE
Fibator 5 Tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy. Seek your doctor's advice as studies on pregnant women and animals have shown significant harmful effects to the developing baby.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Fibator 5 Tablet 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
Fibator 5 Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Fibator 5 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Fibator 5 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Fibator 5 Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Fibator 5 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Fibator 5 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Fibator 5 Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

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Quick Tips

  • Fibator 5 Tablet is a combination of two medicines that provides better control over 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 Fibator 5 Tablet without consulting your doctor even if you feel better.
  • Avoid alcohol consumption (includes wine, beer, and liquor).

Patient Concerns

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I have blood pressure since 2 years. I take medicine. Telmidip 80 mg. and Fibator tablet. if fibator and telmidip 80 use long time kidney problem ? pl. advise me sir.
Dr. Praveen Pushkar
Urology
Consult ur physician or nephrologist
Fatty liver with poor LFT and backpain Also 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
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FAQs

Q. Can Fibator cause liver damage?

Fibator 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 underlying liver disease. Contact your doctor immediately if you notice any early signs and symptoms of liver damage. These symptoms may include fever, rash, loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, fatigue, stomach pain, dark urine, yellow skin or eyes, or abnormal liver enzymes.

Q. Can Fibator cause muscle pain?

Yes, Fibator can cause muscle pain by injuring the muscles. Talk to your doctor as soon as possible if you experience muscle pain, weakness or muscle cramps. It can be a sign of any muscle injury caused due to Fibator.

Q. What lifestyle changes should be adopted while taking Fibator?

Making lifestyle changes can boost your health while taking Fibator. Stop smoking, as smoking increases your risk of having a heart attack and stroke. If you are overweight or obese, try to lose weight. You should maintain a healthy diet by including fruits and vegetables in your meals. Regular exercise can make your heart strong and decrease your risk of heart attack.

Q. What medicines should I avoid while taking Fibator?

The use of Fibator along with certain medicines can cause serious problems. Consult your doctor before taking any prescription or non-prescription medicine along with Fibator.

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