Get your prescription refilled before you run out of medicine completely.
A decision should be made whether to discontinue nursing or to discontinue the drug, taking into account the importance of the drug to the mother.
The effects of fenofibrate at a dose equivalent to mg TRICOR fenofibrate tablets per day were assessed from four randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind, parallel-group studies including patients with the following mean baseline lipid values: You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA.
If you also take cholestyramine, colesevelam, or colestipol: A small amount of fenofibric acid is reduced at the carbonyl moiety to a benzhydrol metabolite which is, in turn, conjugated with glucuronic acid and excreted in urine.
Fibrates increase the risk for myopathy and have been associated with rhabdomyolysis. For Consumers What are the possible side effects of fenofibrate?
Do not increase your dose or use this drug more often or for longer than prescribed. A statistically significant increase in pancreatic carcinomas was observed in males at 1 and 6 times the MRHD; an increase in pancreatic adenomas and benign testicular interstitial cell tumors was observed at 6 times the MRHD in males. Peak plasma levels of fenofibric acid occur within 6 to 8 hours after administration.
The chemical name for fenofibrate is 2-[4- 4-chlorobenzoyl phenoxy]methyl-propanoic acid, 1-methylethyl ester with the following structural formula:. Each tablet contains 54 mg or mg of fenofibrate. However, fenofibrate is well absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract. To help you remember, take it at the same time each day.
Subjects received either placebo or gemfibrozil for 5 years, with a 3. Interactions See also How to Use section. Last reviewed on RxList: Do not share this medication with others.
TriCorLofibraAntaraLipofenIn the Coronary Drug Project, a large study of post myocardial infarction of patients treated for 5 years with clofibrate, there was no difference in mortality seen between the clofibrate group and the placebo group.
Take this medication by mouth as directed by your doctor, usually once daily. Upon multiple dosing of fenofibrate, fenofibric acid steady state is achieved within 5 days.
Follow the directions on your medicine label. Take fenofibrate exactly as it was prescribed for you. The absorption of fenofibrate is increased when administered with food.