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Drug information on Finate (160 mg) (Fenofibric Acid) from Franco-Indian Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd.

Finate (160 mg)

Franco-Indian Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd.
Generic : Fenofibric Acid
10 Tablets
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 Finate (160 mg) may be prescribed

Side effects of Finate (160 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 Finate (160 mg)?

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

When is Finate (160 mg) not to be taken? (Contraindications)

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

Warnings and Precautions for Finate (160 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 Finate (160 mg)

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

Storage Conditions for Finate (160 mg)

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

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