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Fenofibrate (Systemic)

Brand Names : Lofibra, Tricor, Lipidil Micro, Lipidil Supra

Fenofibrate | Before Using | Proper Use | Precautions | Side Effects

Side Effects of This Medicine

Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

    Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur:


        Chills, fever, or sore throat

    Check with your doctor as soon as possible if any of the following side effects occur:

      Less common

        Chills, fever, muscle aches and pains, or nausea and/or vomiting; hives; infections; itching (generalized); skin rash


        Bloating or pain of the stomach; chronic indigestion; cough and shortness of breath or troubled breathing; dark urine; general ill feeling; loss of appetite; muscle cramps, pain, stiffness, swelling, or weakness; nausea; unusual bleeding or bruising; unusual tiredness; vomiting; yellow eyes or skin

Other side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. However, check with your doctor if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome:

    Less common

      Belching; constipation; decreased sexual drive; dizziness; eye irritation; gas; increased sensitivity of the skin to sunlight; stuffy nose

Other side effects not listed above may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your doctor.

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Fenofibrate: Precautions


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