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It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Fenocap 200.
Fenocap 200 may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the develo... View More
Fenocap 200 is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Fenocap 200 does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Fenocap 200 should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Fenocap 200 may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Use o... View More
Fenocap 200 should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Fenocap 200 may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Use of... View More
Fenocap 200 is a medicine used to treat high cholesterol. This medicine helps by lowering triglycerides and "bad" cholesterol (LDL), while at the same t... View More
Uses of Fenocap 200
- High triglycerides
- High cholesterol
Side effects of Fenocap 200
- Increased liver enzymes
- Abdominal pain
How to use Fenocap 200
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Fenocap 200 is to be taken... View More
How Fenocap 200 works
Fenocap 200 is a lipid lowering medication. It works by lowering the levels of triglycerides and "bad" cholesterol (LDL), while raising the levels of "g... View More
What if you forget to take Fenocap 200?
If you miss a dose of Fenocap 200, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to yo... View More
- It should be taken with food.
- Avoid alcohol consumption while taking this medication.
- Your doctor may check your liver function before starting treatment and regularly thereafter. Notify your doctor if you are more tired than usual, do no... View More
- Inform your doctor if you experience muscle pain, tenderness, cramps, or weakness while taking Fenocap 200, particularly if it is accompanied by a fever... View More
- Do not discontinue Fenocap 200 without consulting your doctor even if you feel better.
Hyperlipidemia, Hypercholesterolaemia, Hypertriglyceridaemia
Should be taken with food.
Oral Hypercholesterolemia, Mixed dyslipidemia, Hypertriglyceridemia Tablet: 40-160mg once daily. Capsule: 200mg once daily. Hepatic impairment: Co... View More
Safety and efficacy not established
Renal impairment Mild-Moderate: Initial: lower dose Severe: contraindicated
Hypersensitivity; severe hepatic and renal impairment. Unexplained persistent liver function abnormality and primary biliary cirrhosis; preexisting gall... View More
Mode of Action
Fenofibrate, a fibric acid derivative, lowers plasma triglyceride by activating lipoprotein lipase thus increasing catabolism of VLDL w/ consequent incr... View More
Renal or hepatic impairment. Monitor LFTs and blood counts regularly. Increased risk of cholelithiasis, pancreatitis, skeletal muscle effects. Withdraw ... View More
1-10% Abdominal pain (4.6%),Back pain (3.4%),Increased AST (3.4%),Headache (3.2%),Increased ALT (3%),Increased CPK (3%),Nausea (2.3%),Constipation (2.1... View More
Pregnancy Category Note
Pregnancy Limited available data with fenofibrate use in pregnant women are insufficient to determine a drug-associated risk of major birth defects, mi... View More
Decreased absorption w/ bile acid sequestrants (e.g. colestyramine). May increase risk of ciclosporin-induced nephrotoxicity. Increased risk of muscle t... View More
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