FENOFIBRATE Trichek 200 micrograms
Generic Name: FENOFIBRATE
Brand Name: Trichek
Dosage Strength: 200 micrograms
Dosage Form: Capsule
WHAT IS THE MEDICINE USED FOR?
(Indication) Treatment of types IIa, IIb, III, IV & V hyperlipidemia resistant to dietary therapy alone.
HOW MUCH AND HOW OFTEN SHOULD YOU USE THIS MEDICINE?
(Dosage) Primary hypercholesterolemia, hypertriglyceridemia or mixed hyperlipidemia 200 mg once daily.
(Contraindications) Hepatic or severe renal dysfunction including primary biliary cirrhosis & unexplained persistent liver abnormality. Preexisting gallbladder disease.
(Precautions) Periodic monitoring of serum lipid levels & liver function including ALT (SGPT) levels. Discontinue therapy if gallstones are found. Monitor CPK levels in patients experiencing muscle pain, tenderness or weakness w/ malaise or fever. Pregnancy & lactation. Elderly. Childn.
(Adverse Reactions) GI disturbances.
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