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Fenocor (67 mg) (Fenofibric Acid) Drug Price and Information

Fenofibric Acid (Fenocor (67 mg)) is used to reduce the cholesterol in patients with obesity problem. It is a HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor (statin). It slows the production of cholesterol in the body. 

Fenocor (67 mg)

  Capsule
Ordain Health Care Pvt. Ltd.
Generic : Fenofibric Acid
 50.00
67mg
10 Capsules
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Drug information on Fenocor (67 mg) (Fenofibric Acid) from Ordain Health Care Pvt. Ltd.

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Drug Name : Fenofibric Acid

Fenofibric Acid(AFF film-coated tab) generic Fenofibric Acid is used to reduce the cholesterol in patients with obesity problem. It is a HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor (statin). It slows the production of cholesterol in the body.
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Written & Compiled by Anushta Chandrapalan, M.Sc  | Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017
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Medical condition(s) for which Fenocor (67 mg) may be prescribed


Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

PO- The recommended dose is 48-145 mg/day.

Side effects of Fenocor (67 mg)

Gastrointestinal: Inflammation of the lining of the stomach, abdominal pain, Constipation, flatulence, upset stomach, nausea and diarrhea.

Central Nervous System: Difficulty in sleeping, lack of energy and headache.

Musculoskeletal: Back pain, leg pain, joint pain, burning feet, and body ache, muscle pain, (rhabdomyolysis).

Respiratory: Breathing problem and runny nose.

Miscellaneous: Abnormal liver function and numbness in legs and paradoxical decreases in HDL level.

How to use Fenocor (67 mg)?

It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, once daily, with or without food.

When Should Fenocor (67 mg) not be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with hypersensitivity, liver or severe kidney dysfunction.

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Warnings and Precautions for Fenocor (67 mg)

Caution needed in patients with history of preexisting gallbladder disease, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

Follow the diet, exercise and weight loss program given to you by your healthcare provider.

Do not take more than the recommended dose without checking with your doctor.

Monitor liver function test (LFT) before starting therapy and at 12 week after starting and periodically thereafter.

Patient may develop with increased risk of muscular disease, kidney failure, kidney stones, gallbladder stones, and inflammation of pancreas. If it is so stop this medication.

Other Precautions for Fenocor (67 mg)

Consultation with your doctor needed in the following conditions:muscle pain, tenderness or weakness.

Storage Conditions for Fenocor (67 mg)

Store at 25°C. Store it in an airtight container and keep away from children.

♦ Safety Labeling Changes Approved By FDA



Fenocor (67 mg)(Fenofibric Acid) : Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Is Fenocor (67 mg) a statin?

A:  Fenocor (67 mg) is not a statin. It is a fibric acid derivative (fibrates) used in the treatment of hypertriglyceridemia and dyslipidemia(1 Trusted Source
Fenofibric acid: in combination therapy in the treatment of mixed dyslipidemia

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Q: Can Fenocor (67 mg) be used in combination with statin?

A: It is safe and effective to treat mixed dyslipidemia with Fenocor (67 mg) in combination with low to moderate dose statins(2 Trusted Source
Fenofibric acid for hyperlipidemia

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).

Q: When is the best time to take Fenocor (67 mg)?

A: Fenocor (67 mg) is available in the form of a capsule, a long-acting capsule, and a tablet to be taken orally. Normally, it is taken once a day, with or without food(3 Trusted Source
Fenofibrate

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).

Q: Does Fenocor (67 mg) cause myopathy?

A: Myopathy is the most common toxicity associated with fenofibrate when combined with statin medications(4 Trusted Source
Fenofibrate

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).

Q: Who should not take Fenocor (67 mg)?

A: Fenofibrate is not recommended for patients who have a history of fenofibrate hypersensitivity, liver disease, severe renal dysfunction, preexisting gallbladder disease, or who are breastfeeding(4 Trusted Source
Fenofibrate

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).

  • 1. Fenofibric acid: in combination therapy in the treatment of mixed dyslipidemia - (https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/19929038/)
  • 2. Fenofibric acid for hyperlipidemia - (https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/22404421/)
  • 3. Fenofibrate - (https://medlineplus.gov/druginfo/meds/a601052.html )
  • 4. Fenofibrate - (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK559219/ )
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