Zinof 200

Zinof 200

fenofibrate

Manufacturer:

ACME

Distributor:

Bell-Kenz Pharma

Marketer:

Euro Generics
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Fenofibrate
Indications/Uses
Adjunctive therapy to diet for hypertriglyceridemia (Fredrickson Types IV & V), primary hypercholesterolemia or mixed dyslipidemia (Fredrickson Types IIa, IIb) who are at risk or pancreatitis & who do not respond adequately to dietary effort.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Usual dose: 200-400 mg daily in divided doses. Childn 5 mg/kg daily.
Administration
Should be taken with food: Take w/ meals for better absorption.
Contraindications
Hepatic & renal insufficiency. Concomitant use w/ another fibrate; HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors. Childn.
Special Precautions
Regular monitoring of liver function test. Not recommended for pregnancy & lactation.
Adverse Reactions
Diffuse myalgia, painful sensations, weakness, rhabdomyolysis.
Drug Interactions
Increased risk of rhabdomyolysis w/ other fibrates. Increased effect of oral anticoagulants w/ the risk of hemorrhage. May produce nephrotoxicity w/ cyclosporine.
ATC Classification
C10AB05 - fenofibrate ; Belongs to the class of fibrates. Used in the treatment of hyperlipidemia.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Zinof 200 cap 200 mg
Packing/Price
20's (P24.5/cap, P490/pack)
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