Finate 160mg Tablet

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₹8.62/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Finate Tablet

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Uses of Finate Tablet

Finate 160mg Tablet is used in the treatment of increased cholesterol levels in blood and increased triglycerides levels in blood.
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Side effects of Finate Tablet

Common

Increased liver enzymes, Nausea, Vomiting, Flatulence, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea.

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How to use Finate 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. It is better to take Finate 160mg Tablet with food.

How Finate Tablet works

Finate 160mg tablet stimulates the formation of enzymes for triglyceride metabolism, which in turn lowers the levels of triglyceride and cholesterol in the body.

In Depth Information on Finate Tablet

Expert advice for Finate Tablet

  • 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.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Finate 160mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Finate 160mg 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.
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Lactation
Finate 160mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation
. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
SAFE
Finate 160mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
UNSAFE
Finate 160mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

Avoid use in patients with mild or moderate renal impairment. Contraindicated in severe renal impairment.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Gli 2mg Tablet, Lipicure 10mg Tablet, Atorsave 20mg Tablet, Glychek 40mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Fenofibrate, 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Finate 160mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Fenofibrate

Finate 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
Finate 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
Finate belongs to a class of drugs called as fibrates or fibric acid derivatives. It is different from statins, blood thinners, diuretic and nitrate
Yes, Finate is a generic drug sold under several pharmaceutical brand names (TriCor, Antara, Lofibra, Stanlip, Lipicard etc.).
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