Genxvast -F 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. 

Drug information on Genxvast -F (Fenofibric Acid) from Hetero Healthcare Ltd. (GenX)

Genxvast -F

Hetero Healthcare Ltd. (GenX)
Generic : Fenofibric Acid
10 Tablets
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Medical Condition(s) for which Genxvast -F may be prescribed

High Cholesterol

Side effects of Genxvast -F

  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 Genxvast -F?

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

When is Genxvast -F not to be taken? (Contraindications)

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

Warnings and Precautions for Genxvast -F

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 Genxvast -F

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

Storage Conditions for Genxvast -F

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

♦ Safety Labeling Changes Approved By FDA

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