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It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Fenocol.
Fenocol may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing... View More
Fenocol is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Fenocol does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Fenocol should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Fenocol may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Use of Fenoco... View More
Fenocol should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Fenocol may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Use of Fenocol... View More
Fenocol is a medicine used to treat high cholesterol. This medicine helps by lowering triglycerides and "bad" cholesterol (LDL), while at the same time ... View More
Uses of Fenocol
- High triglycerides
- High cholesterol
Side effects of Fenocol
- Increased liver enzymes
- Abdominal pain
How to use Fenocol
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. Fenocol is to be taken emp... View More
How Fenocol works
Fenocol is a lipid lowering medication. It works by lowering the levels of triglycerides and "bad" cholesterol (LDL), while raising the levels of "good"... View More
What if you forget to take Fenocol?
If you miss a dose of Fenocol, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your r... 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 Fenocol, particularly if it is accompanied by a fever.
- Do not discontinue Fenocol 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
Alternative brand for Fenocol
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