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Drug information on Fibrate (200 mg) (Fenofibric Acid) from Avinash Health Products Pvt.Ltd

Fibrate (200 mg)

Avinash Health Products Pvt.Ltd
Generic : Fenofibric Acid
10 Capsules
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Drug Name : Fenofibric Acid

Fenofibric Acid(AFF film-coated tab) generic Fibrate (200 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.
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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 Fibrate (200 mg) may be prescribed

Side effects of Fibrate (200 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.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

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

How to use Fibrate (200 mg)?

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

When is Fibrate (200 mg) not to be taken? (Contraindications)

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

Warnings and Precautions for Fibrate (200 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 Fibrate (200 mg)

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

Storage Conditions for Fibrate (200 mg)

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

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