Generic Name - Fenofibrate
Category - Antihyperlipidemic
Lower Triglyceride and cholesterol levels
Generic for Tricor* is used with diet changes to reduce the amount of cholesterol and triglycerides in blood. Accumulation of cholesterols and fats along the walls arteries decrease the flow of blood and, therefore, the oxygen supply to heart, brain and other parts of the body. Lowering your blood level of cholesterol and fats may help to prevent heart disease, angia, strokes and heart attacks.
Generic for Tricor* Contraindications and Drug Interactions
Generic for Tricor* is contraindicated in patients, who are hypersensitive to this drug, medications that belong to this class of drugs or had an allergic reaction to it in the past.
Generic for Tricor* should not be taken by patients who have a history of the following ailment conditions.
There are a number of medications that interact with Generic for Tricor*. It is important to take the doctor's counsel if you are taking any of the following.
Excedrin or other Salicylates
HMG-coA reductase inhibitors
Generic for Tricor* Dosage
The following information just highlights the general average dosage of Generic for Tricor*,
The usual recommended dosage of Generic for Tricor* for primary hyper-cholesterolemia is 160 mg per day.
Generic for Tricor* Adverse Effects
Some of the most serious Generic for Tricor* side Effects include abdominal pain, cough or hoarseness, dark yellow or brown urine, fever or chills and lower back or side pain.
This is not a complete list of all Side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Generic for Tricor*.
Generic for Tricor* and Pregnancy
The safety and effectiveness of Generic for Tricor* in pregnant women have not been established. Do consult your doctor before taking this medication if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant.
Generic for Tricor* and Breastfeeding
It is not known whether Generic for Tricor* passes into breast milk. Breast feeding mothers should consult doctor before taking this medication.
Generic for Tricor* and Pediatric
The safety and effectiveness of Generic for Tricor* in pediatric patients have not been established.
Generic for Tricor* and Geriatric
The safety and effectiveness of Generic for Tricor* in geriatric patients have not been established.
The above information about Generic for Tricor* serves as an information resource only and is not intended to substitute professional medical advice, examination, diagnosis and treatment. Always seek the counsel of your doctor, physician or pharmacist before starting any new treatment or making changes to existing therapy.