Trichek

Trichek

fenofibrate

Manufacturer:

Zydus Healthcare Phils

Distributor:

Metro Drug
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Fenofibrate
Indications/Uses
Reduce LDL-cholesterol, total cholesterol, triglycerides, & apolipoprotein B, & to increase HDL-cholesterol. In the management of hyperlipidaemias, including type IIa, IIb, III, V, & V hyperlipoproteinaemias.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Initially 200-300 mg daily in divided doses, adjusted according to response between 200 & 400 mg daily.
Administration
Should be taken with food.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity. CrCl <15 mL/min unless the patient is on dialysis.
Special Precautions
Not to be given in patients w/ severe hepatic impairment or significant liver disease, gallstones or gallbladder disorders, or hypoalbuminaemic states eg, nephrotic syndrome. Renal impairment.
Adverse Reactions
GI disturbances including anorexia, nausea, & gastric discomfort.
Drug Interactions
May displace other drugs from protein binding sites.
ATC Classification
C10AB05 - fenofibrate ; Belongs to the class of fibrates. Used in the treatment of hyperlipidemia.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Trichek cap 200 mg
Packing/Price
100's (P26.65/cap)
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