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Finabate 200mg Tablet

Prescription Required
SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Finabate 200mg 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.

Finabate 200mg Tablet should be taken in the dose and duration as advised by the doctor. You can take it at any time of day with food but try to take it at the same time each day. Most people with high cholesterol do not feel ill, but if you stop taking this medicine, your condition could get worse. This may lead to your cholesterol levels rising up again and increase your risk of heart disease and stroke. It is important to have your cholesterol levels checked regularly.

This medicine is only one part of a treatment program which should also include a healthy diet, regular exercise, smoking cessation, moderation of alcohol intake and weight reduction. You can eat normally while taking this medicine, but try to avoid foods that are high in fat.

Common side effects of this medicine include nausea, abdominal pain, diarrhea, and vomiting. Before taking this medicine it is better to let your doctor know about all the other medicines that are prescribed to you. This medicine should be taken with caution if you are suffering from any kidney or liver disease. Also, pregnant women and breastfeeding mothers should not take this medicine without consulting the doctor.

Uses of Finabate Tablet

Benefits of Finabate Tablet

In High cholesterol

Finabate 200mg Tablet effectively reduces the high cholesterol levels in your body. Lowering the amount of cholesterol reduces the chances of heart diseases and helps you remain healthier for longer. Take it regularly and make appropriate lifestyle changes (such as eating healthy and staying active) to maximize the effectiveness of this medicine. Keep taking it even if you feel well.

Side effects of Finabate Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Finabate

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

How to use Finabate 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. Finabate 200mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How Finabate Tablet works

Finabate 200mg 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).

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Finabate 200mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Finabate 200mg Tablet 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.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Finabate 200mg 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
Finabate 200mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Finabate 200mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Finabate 200mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Finabate 200mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Finabate 200mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Finabate 200mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Finabate 200mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

What if you forget to take Finabate Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Finabate 200mg 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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Quick Tips

  • 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 Finabate 200mg Tablet, particularly if it is accompanied by a fever.
  • Do not discontinue Finabate 200mg Tablet without consulting your doctor even if you feel better.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
PPAR alpha
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
CARDIAC

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Finabate with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Ezlip, Ezentia, Ezzicad
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Ripadep, Lunch ON, Page
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Altrom, Cenorol, Cgtrom
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Etovas
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

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High cholesterol;sugar;heavy weight
Dr. Deepak Kumar Soni
Ayurveda
https://www.1mgayush.com/otc/himalaya-abana-tablet-otc1202731-1 Tablet after lunch & dinner, Take at least 1-2 months.take this medicine along with your treatment
Cholesterol levels is high . How to maintain?
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Ayurveda
Avoid oily food, do physical exercise, take sudh guggul 2 tablet twive
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FAQs

Q. When should Finabate 200mg Tablet be taken?

Usually, Finabate 200mg Tablet is taken once daily with a meal. The initial dose of the medicine will depend on the type and age of the patient. Consult your doctor before you start taking the medication and follow the instructions as provided.

Q. Does Finabate 200mg Tablet raise blood pressure?

There is no or negligible effect on blood pressure in patients with normal blood pressure levels. However, Finabate 200mg Tablet may lead to a decrease in blood pressure in patients with high blood pressure.

Q. What drugs should not be taken with Finabate 200mg Tablet?

There are few drugs like Oral Anticoagulants or blood thinners, ciclosporin, cholesterol-lowering medications like statins and contraceptives are contraindicated while you take Finabate 200mg Tablet. Along with that, there are certain medicines which should not be taken with Finabate 200mg Tablet and therefore you must give a proper history to your doctor regarding your ongoing medication. This is done to analyze the condition and provide a proper therapy and prescription which will help minimizing the side effects of the medication.

Q. Can Finabate 200mg Tablet cause kidney problems?

Finabate 200mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disorders. Serum creatinine levels may increase with long-term usage of Finabate 200mg Tablet but is completely reversible. The evidence of kidney damage with this medicine is rare still the kidney function blood test should be done regularly if there is a possibility of kidney damage. Consult your doctor before taking the medicine. Inform the doctor if you have had any disease and all the medicines that you are taking for a better diagnosis and treatment.

Q. Can I take grapefruit juice with Finabate 200mg Tablet?

Yes, you can take Finabate 200mg Tablet with grapefruit juice. The possibility of interaction of the medicine with grapefruit is unlikely as they are broken down in our body by different enzymes. However, if in doubt then limit the intake of grapefruit juice while taking Finabate 200mg Tablet.

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