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Fenofibrate Oral Capsule 50 mg (FENOFIBRATE - ORAL)

To lower high fat levels in blood.

Brand Name(s): Lipofen

Generic Name: Fenofibrate

Instructions

Take the medicine with food.

Keep the medicine at room temperature. Avoid heat and direct light.

It is important that you keep taking each dose of this medicine on time even if you are feeling well.

If you forget to take a dose on time, take it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next dose, do not take the missed dose. Return to your normal schedule. Do not take 2 doses at one time.

Tell your doctor and pharmacist about all your medicines. Include prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal medicines.

It is very important that you follow your doctor's instructions for all blood tests.

Cautions

Tell your doctor and pharmacist if you ever had an allergic reaction to a medicine.

Do not use the medication any more than instructed.

Please check with your doctor before drinking alcohol while on this medicine.

Contact your doctor if you notice a change in the amount or darkening of your urine.

Do not breastfeed while on this medicine. You may safely start breastfeeding 5 days after stopping treatment.

During pregnancy, this medicine should be used only when clearly needed. Talk to your doctor about the risks and benefits.

Do not start or stop any other medicines without first speaking to your doctor or pharmacist.

Do not share this medicine with anyone who has not been prescribed this medicine.

Side Effects

Call your doctor or get medical help right away if you notice any of these more serious side effects:

  • swelling in the neck or throat
  • signs of liver damage (such as yellowing of eye or skin, dark urine, or unusual tiredness)
  • nausea
  • stomach upset or abdominal pain

A few people may have an allergic reaction to this medicine. Symptoms can include difficulty breathing, skin rash, itching, swelling, or severe dizziness. If you notice any of these symptoms, seek medical help quickly.

Please speak with your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist if you have any questions about this medicine.

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