Tablet. Generic Name: Fenofibrate. Manufacturer/Distributor: Drug International Ltd
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Fenofibrate is indicated as an adjunct to diet and other non pharmacological treatment (e.g. exercise, weight reduction) for the following:
Treatment of severe hypertriglyceridemia with or without low HDL cholesterol.
Mixed hyperlipidemia when a statin is contraindicated or not tolerated.
Mixed hyperlipidemia in patients at high cardiovascular risk in addition to a statin when triglycerides and HDL cholesterol are not adequately controlled
Dosage: The dose is one 200 mg capsule per day. Dosage should be individualized according to patient response, and should be increased sequentially if necessary following repeat serum triglyceride estimations at 4 to 8 week intervals. Patients should be placed on an appropriate triglyceride-lowering diet before receiving fenofibrate, and should continue this diet during treatment with fenofibrate. Fenofibrate should be given with meals, thereby optimizing the bioavailability of the medication.
Side effects: Digestive: hepatitis, cholelithiasis, cholecystitis, hepatomegaly
Musculoskeletal: myalgia, myasthenia, rhabdomyolysis Skin and appendages: photosensitivity, eczema Cardiovascular: peripheral edema, angina, palpitations, tachycardia, and migraine