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Fenofibrate(67 mg),Rosuvastatin(5 mg)


Fenofibrate(67 mg)


Fenofibrate is used to reduce the amount of cholesterol and triglycerides in the blood. It is used along with  exercise and diet in the treatment of very high levels of cholesterol in the blood (hyper-triglyceridemia).

How it works

Fenofibrate belongs to a class of drugs called as fibrates or fibric acid derivatives. It works by increasing the action of enzyme lipoprotein lipase which decreases the level of fats (triglycerides) in the blood.

Common side effects

Pain in upper central abdomen, Nausea and/or vomiting, Back/ joint or pain in arms and legs, Blistering and peeling of skin, Constipation and diarrhea, Extreme weakness, Abnormally high fever, Muscle pain, Abdominal or stomach pain, Heartburn, Andheadache

Rosuvastatin(5 mg)


  • Rosuvastatin is used for the treatment of high cholesterol, high LDL, high triglycerides and low HDL in addition to diet, when response to non-medicine options (diet, exercise and weight loss) is not adequate.
  • It is also used to lower the risk of stroke, heart attack, or other heart complications in people who are at high risk of heart diseases, as an adjuvant to correction of the risk factors. 

How it works

Rosuvastatin belongs to a group of medications called statins (lipid-lowering agents) or HMG CoA reductase inhibitors. It acts by blocking the enzyme HMG CoA reductase which is important for  formation of cholesterol, thus, lowering the blood lipid levels.

Common side effects

Difficulty in falling asleep, Memory loss, Dizziness, Aching joints/joint pains, Cns depression, Headache, Abdominal pain, Constipation, Confusion, Stomach pain


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Expert advice

  • 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


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 alcohol?
Fenofibrate should not be taken with alcohol as it may lead to liver damage.
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. Is fenofibrate safe?
Fenofibrate is safe when used in prescribed dose for prescribed duration as advised by your doctor. It is not recommended during pregnancy or lactation and for children less than 18 years old.
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.).


Q. Is rosuvastatin lipophilic?
No. It is hydrophilic in nature.
Q. Is rosuvastatin safe?
Rosuvastatin is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is rosuvastatin gluten free?
Yes, rosuvastatin is gluten free 
Q. Is rosuvastatin better than simvastatin?
Rosuvastatin is better than simvastatin as this is longer acting, more potent and has less side effects.
Although, Rosuvastatin and simvastatin belong to same class of medication called as HMG CoA reductase inhibitor (or statins) with similar action

Content on this page was last updated on 29 April, 2016, by Dr. Khoobsurat Najma (Senior Content Writer)