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TGR 160 MG TABLET

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Composition FOR TGR

Fenofibrate(160mg)

food interaction for TGR

alcohol interaction for TGR

pregnancy interaction for TGR

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medicine interaction for TGR

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alcohol
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It is better to take Tgr 160 mg tablet with food.
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UNSAFE
Tgr 160 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
Tgr 160 mg tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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    Fenofibrate(160mg)

    Uses

    Tgr 160 mg tablet is used in the treatment of increased cholesterol levels in blood and increased triglycerides levels in blood.

    How it works

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

    Common side effects

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

    COMMON DOSAGE FOR TGR 160 MG TABLET

    Patients taking TGR 160 MG TABLET

    • 95%
      Once A Day
    • 5%
      Thrice A week

    SUBSTITUTES FOR TGR

    8 Substitutes
    8 Substitutes
    Sorted By
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    • LIPICARD 160 MG TABLET
      (10 tablets in strip)
      USV Ltd
      Rs. 12.35/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 123.50
      pay 9% more per tablet
    • FINATE 160 MG TABLET
      (10 tablets in strip)
      Franco-Indian Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
      Rs. 8.62/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 86.22
      save 24% more per tablet
    • FENO-TG 160MG TABLET
      (10 tablets in strip)
      Troikaa Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      Rs. 13.69/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 136.95
      pay 21% more per tablet
    • FENOLIP 160 MG TABLET
      (10 tablets in strip)
      Cipla Ltd
      Rs. 12.10/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 121
      pay 7% more per tablet
    • STANLIP 160 MG TABLET
      (10 tablets in strip)
      Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
      Rs. 8.77/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 87.72
      save 22% more per tablet

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    Expert advice FOR TGR

    • 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 TGR

    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

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    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 17 April, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)