Always consult a Medical doctor or patient care specialist before using fenofibrate tablets.
Indications and Usage
Fenofibrate improves cholesterol levels in three types of cholesterol problems.
It is used in mixed dyslipidemia, severe hypertriglyceridemia, and primary hypercholesterolemia.
Fenofibrate generally lowers high levels of harmful cholesterol; it also helps increase levels of HDL (good) cholesterol.
Administration and Dosage
Use of fenofibrate tablets during pregnancy or breastfeeding is harmful. Consult your doctor or healthcare professional before taking fenofibrate.
Refer to your doctor or pharmacist for guidelines on dosage. Do not exceed the advisable dosage.
The usual dose for adults is 40 – 160mg taken per day.
It is not for children younger than 18 years.
Possible interactions with fenofibrate tablets include blood thinning medications, cholesterol drugs, diabetes drugs, gout drugs, immunosuppressants, and some herbs.
Fenofibrate tablets should not be taken with alcohol. Consult with your doctor about any medications you are taking, before your treatment with fenofibrate tablets.
Taking more medicines may cause poisoning and serious side effects. Please call the emergency department if you suspect fenofibrate tablets overdose.
Adverse Reactions and Precautions
Do NOT take fenofibrate if:
- You have muscle pain or severe muscle problems
- You are at risk of liver damage
- You have gallstones or at increased risk
- You have pancreatitis
- You are allergic to its active ingredients
- You are pregnant or breastfeeding.
No adverse reactions have been reported.