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What is fenofibrate?

What is fenofibrate?

Fenofibrate: It is a drug used to treat high cholesterol. Read this for more information: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fenofibrate ...Read more

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Dr. Julie Abbott
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Fenofibrate (Definition)

Fenofibrate is a generic preparation for lowering triglycerides and raising good cholesterol. It has no effect on LDL or bad cholesterol. It should not be used if you ...Read more


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What is the function of fenofibrate?

What is the function of fenofibrate?

Cholesterol Reductio: It is mainly used to reduce cholesterol levels in patients at risk of cardiovascular disease. Like other fibrates, it reduces both low-density lipoprotein (LDL) and very low density lipoprotein (VLDL) levels, as well as increasing high-density lipoprotein (HDL) levels and reducing triglycerides level ...Read more

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Fenofibrate nubrex 300mg is for what?

Fenofibrate nubrex 300mg is for what?

Fenofibrate: Is a prescription fibric acid derivative lipid lowering agent, used as an adjunct to dietary therapy for the treatment of adults with high triglyceride, LDL and total cholesterol and apo b levels and to increase HDL cholesterol. ...Read more

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What is tricor (fenofibrate) used for?

TRICOR (fenofibrate): Tricor (fenofibrate) is used to reduce high cholesterol and triglycerides and to somewhat increase HDL cholesterol.It belong to med group called fibrites. ...Read more

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Are there generics for tricor (fenofibrate)?

There are : Generic meds in the same class as tricor--fenofibrate but a generic form of tricor is not available at this time. ...Read more

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Please describe the medication: fenofibrate?

Please describe the medication: fenofibrate?

Triglyceride lower: Fenofibrate is a generic preparation for lowering triglycerides and raising good cholesterol. It has no effect on LDL or bad cholesterol. It should not be used if you have poor kidney funciton. ...Read more

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What are the effects of tricor (fenofibrate) ?

What are the effects of tricor (fenofibrate) ?

TRICOR (fenofibrate): Tricor (fenofibrate) is used to reduce high cholesterol and triglycerides and to somewhat increase HDL cholesterol.It belong to med group called fibrites. ...Read more

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What exactly is the function about fenofibrate?

Lowers triglycerides: It lowers the triglycerides. It's effect on mortality is weak. ...Read more

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Please describe the medication: tricor (fenofibrate)?

Fenofibrate: Brand name for Fenofibrate which is a cholesterol lowering medication. ...Read more

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Does fenofibrate reduce weight?

Does fenofibrate reduce weight?

No: Given for high triglycerides - weight neutral! ...Read more

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Can tricor (fenofibrate) cause glaucoma?

Can tricor (fenofibrate) cause glaucoma?

Not usually: The side effects could be any from tricor (fenofibrate) but tthe glaucoma is not a known side effect. ...Read more

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Is okay to take fenofibrate when I am drunk?

Is okay to take fenofibrate when I am drunk?

No: May be skip that day, as it can cause liver damage! ...Read more

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What can you do if you missed a dose of fenofibrate?

Forget about it ;): Answer is simpler than you think. Act like nothing happened and take it tomorrow. One missed dose of fenofibrate will not make a difference Cheers C ...Read more

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What side effects can you get from fenofibrate 200mg?

Side Effects: Chills or fever hives or skin rash itching muscle aches and pains nausea or vomiting Rare Chronic indigestion dark urine muscle cramps, pain, stiffness, swelling, or weakness troubled breathing unusual bleeding or bruising unusual tiredness yellow eyes or skin ...Read more

Dr. Wendy Askew
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Tricor (Definition)

Tricor is a cholesterol/lipid lowering agent which is a ...Read more


Overdose (Definition)

When the maximum dose of medication ...Read more