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FIBRATE 200 MG TABLET

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Composition for FIBRATE

Fenofibrate(200 mg)

food interaction for FIBRATE

alcohol interaction for FIBRATE

pregnancy interaction for FIBRATE

lactation interaction for FIBRATE

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It is better to take Fibrate 200 mg tablet with food.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Fibrate 200 mg tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Fibrate 200 mg tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
UNSAFE

SALT INFORMATION for FIBRATE

Fenofibrate(200 mg)

Uses

Fibrate 200 mg tablet is used in the treatment of increased cholesterol levels in blood and increased triglycerides levels in blood.

How it works

Fibrate 200 mg tablet stimulates the formation of enzymes for triglyceride metabolism thereby reducing the levels of triglyceride and cholestrol in the body.

Common side effects

Vomiting, Nausea, Abdominal pain, Acne-like rash, Back pain, Joint pain, Pain in extremity, Blisters on skin, Headache, Heartburn, High grade fever, Muscle pain, Weakness, Constipation, Diarrhoea

SUBSTITUTES for FIBRATE

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Expert advice for FIBRATE

  • If you also take medicines such as cholestyramine or colestipol; make sure to take them at least 1 hour after or 4 hours before taking fenofibrate.
  • Consult your doctor, if you have diseases such as diabetes, hyperthyroidism, kidney or liver ailments.
  • Do not take fenofibrate, if you are allergic to it or to any other ingredient in the medicine (lactose).
  • Do not take finofibrate, if you are sensitive to sunlight.
  • Do not take the medicine, if you are suffering from severe liver, kidney or pancreatic ailments (gall bladder disease, biliary cirrhosis, pancreatitis); if you have muscular disorders, large amount of protein in urine, water retention in the body (nephrotic syndrome), decreased albumin in the blood (hypoalbuminaemia) or poorly controlled diabetes mellitus.
  • Do not take the medicine if you are pregnant or breast-feeding.

Frequently asked questions for FIBRATE

Fenofibrate

Q.Is fenofibrate the same as Lipitor?
Fenofibrate 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.Does fenofibrate cause erectile dysfunction, weight gain or memory loss?
Fenofibrate 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

Q.What is fenofibrate?
Fenofibrate belongs to a class of drugs called as fibrates or fibric acid derivatives. It is different from statins, blood thinners, diuretic and nitrate

Q.Is fenofibrate generic?
Yes, fenofibrate is a generic drug sold under several pharmaceutical brand names (TriCor, Antara, Lofibra, Stanlip, Lipicard etc.).

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Content on this page was last updated on 08 December, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)