Fenocor 200mg Capsule 10'S

High Cholesterol Rx required

Best Price* ₹ 138.13 MRP ₹ 172.66
(Inclusive of all taxes) *10 Capsule(s) in a Strip * Mkt: Ordain Healthcare Pvt Ltd * Country of Origin: India * Delivery charges if applicable will be applied at checkout

Check Availability & Expiry

PINCODE:


INTRODUCTION

FENOCOR 200MG CAPSULE contains Fenofibrate, which belongs to the group of medicines called fibrates. It is used to lower fat (triglycerides) levels in the blood. FENOCOR 200MG CAPSULE is used along with a low-fat diet, exercise and weight loss to lowering the levels of fat in the blood.

Fenofibrate works by lowering triglycerides and bad cholesterol (LDL) levels and raising the levels of good cholesterol (HDL).

FENOCOR 200MG CAPSULE is not recommended for use in patients with severe liver problems, kidney problems, gallbladder problems or pancreatitis. FENOCOR 200MG CAPSULE is generally not recommended for use among pregnant and breastfeeding women.

The most common side effects of taking FENOCOR 200MG CAPSULE may include diarrhoea, stomach pain, wind (flatulence), feeling sick (nausea), being sick (vomiting), an increase in the levels of liver enzymes in the blood and an increase in homocysteine. Contact your physician if any of the symptoms worsen.

USES OF FENOCOR 200MG CAPSULE

  • It is used to lower the levels of fat (triglycerides) in the blood

HOW FENOCOR 200MG CAPSULE WORKS

FENOCOR 200MG CAPSULE works by lowering the levels of triglycerides, bad cholesterol (LDL) and total cholesterol while increasing the good cholesterol (HDL) level simultaneously.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Take FENOCOR 200MG CAPSULE as advised by your physician. Swallow the medicine with a glass of water. Do not crush or chew the medicine. Your physician will decide the correct dose, frequency and duration for you depending upon your age, body weight and disease condition.

SIDE EFFECTS OF FENOCOR 200MG CAPSULE

COMMON

  • diarrhoea
  • stomach pain
  • wind (flatulence)
  • feeling sick (nausea)
  • being sick (vomiting)
  • elevated liver enzymes
  • increase in homocysteine

UNCOMMON

  • headache
  • gallstones
  • reduced sex drive
  • red itchy rashes on the skin
  • elevated creatinine levels
  • symptoms of pancreatitis (inflammation of the pancreas leading to abdominal pain)
  • thromboembolism, pulmonary embolism (blood clot in the lung causing chest pain and breathlessness) and deep vein thrombosis (blood clot in the leg causing pain, redness or swelling)
  • muscle pain or cramps, muscle inflammation and weakness

RARE

  • hair loss
  • increase in urea levels
  • increased sensitivity of the skin to sunlight, sun lamps and sunbeds
  • drop in haemoglobin (that carries oxygen in the blood) and white blood cells (shown in tests)
  • stomach pain and itching

Stop taking FENOCOR 200MG CAPSULE and contact your doctor immediately if you experience any of the following side effects:

  • severe allergic reactions such as swelling of the face, lips, tongue or throat causing difficulty in breathing
  • cramps or painful, tender or weak muscles (signs of muscle inflammation or breakdown which can cause kidney damage or even death)
  • pancreatitis (Inflamed pancreas) (signs include stomach pain)
  • pulmonary embolism (blood clot in the lung) (signs include chest pain and feeling breathless)
  • deep vein thrombosis (a blood clot in the leg) (signs include pain, redness or swelling in the leg)
  • hepatitis (inflamed liver) (signs include yellowing of the skin and whites of the eyes (jaundice) or an increase in liver enzymes)

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Nausea or vomiting:

Take this medicine with or just after meals. Stick to simple meals. Avoid eating oil-rich or spicy foods. Contact your doctor if the symptom does not improve.

Flatulence:

Eat smaller and more frequent meals. Eat and drink slowly and exercise regularly. Contact your doctor if the symptom does not improve.

Diarrhoea:

Drink lots of fluids, such as water or fruit juices, to keep yourself hydrated. Do not take any medicine on your own to treat diarrhoea. Contact your doctor if the symptom does not improve.

Stomach pain:

Try to rest and relax. Take small and frequent meals. Keep a heating pad on your stomach. Contact your doctor if the symptom does not improve.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

FENOCOR 200MG CAPSULE is generally not recommended for use in pregnant women unless recommended by your doctor. Consult your doctor before taking FENOCOR 200MG CAPSULE.

BREASTFEEDING

FENOCOR 200MG CAPSULE is generally not recommended for use in breastfeeding women as it may pass through breast milk. Consult your doctor before taking FENOCOR 200MG CAPSULE.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

FENOCOR 200MG CAPSULE will not affect the ability to drive, use tools or use machines.

ALCOHOL

Avoid consumption of alcohol while taking FENOCOR 200MG CAPSULE as it causes muscle problems.

KIDNEY

FENOCOR 200MG CAPSULE Is not recommended for use in patients with severe kidney problems. Consult your doctor before taking FENOCOR 200MG CAPSULE.

LIVER

FENOCOR 200MG CAPSULE is not recommended for use in patients with severe liver disease and is used with caution in hepatitis and jaundice. Contact your doctor before taking FENOCOR 200MG CAPSULE.

ALLERGY

Do not take FENOCOR 200MG CAPSULE if you are allergic to fenofibrate, lactose, some form of sugar or any of the other ingredients in this medicine.

LUNGS

FENOCOR 200MG CAPSULE should be taken with caution in patients with lung diseases such as pulmonary embolism. Contact your doctor before taking FENOCOR 200MG CAPSULE.

OTHERS

FENOCOR 200MG CAPSULE is not recommended for use if you have:

  • gallbladder problems
  • pancreatitis

Before taking FENOCOR 200MG CAPSULE, inform your doctor if you:

  • have hypothyroidism (underactive thyroid gland)
  • have diabetes
  • have problems with certain proteins in the blood
  • have an alcohol problem
  • have a family history of muscle problems

Use in pediatrics:

FENOCOR 200MG CAPSULE is generally not recommended to use in children and adolescents (under 18 years of age). Consult your doctor before taking FENOCOR 200MG CAPSULE.

 Use in geriatrics:

FENOCOR 200MG CAPSULE should be used with caution in elderly patients (above 70 years of age). Consult your doctor before taking FENOCOR 200MG CAPSULE.

INTERACTIONS

A. Drug-Drug interactions:

Before taking FENOCOR 200MG CAPSULE, inform your doctor if you are taking any of the following medicine:

  • medicine used to thin the blood (anti-coagulants) (Ex. warfarin)
  • other medicines are used to control fat levels in the blood (Ex. statins like simvastatin, atorvastatin, pravastatin, rosuvastatin or fibrates like clofibrate, gemfibrozil)
  • medicines used to treat diabetes (Ex. rosiglitazone or pioglitazone)
  • medicines used to suppress the immune system (Ex. ciclosporin)
  • bile acid sequestrants Ex. cholestyramine (medicines used to decrease cholesterol levels)

Overdosage:

If you or anyone else have accidentally taken too much of FENOCOR 200MG CAPSULE, consult your doctor immediately or visit the nearby hospital.

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Fenofibrate
Pharmacological Category :   Fibrates
Therapeutic Indication :   Hypertriglyceridemia
Dosage Forms :   Tablet

MORE INFORMATION

  • Keep FENOCOR 200MG CAPSULE out of reach from children
  • Store at a temperature

FAQs ABOUT FENOCOR 200MG CAPSULE

Can I take FENOCOR 200MG CAPSULE along with diabetic medication?

No. The medicines that are used to treat diabetes like rosiglitazone or pioglitazone, metformin and glimepiride can affect the efficacy of the FENOCOR 200MG CAPSULE and may cause side effects. Consult your doctor before taking FENOCOR 200MG CAPSULE.

What are the common side effects of FENOCOR 200MG CAPSULE?

The common side effects of FENOCOR 200MG CAPSULE may include diarrhoea, stomach pain, wind (flatulence), feeling sick (nausea), being sick (vomiting), a rise in levels of liver enzymes in the blood and an increase in homocysteine. Contact your doctor if any of the symptoms worsens or persists.

Who should not use FENOCOR 200MG CAPSULE?

FENOCOR 200MG CAPSULE is not recommended for use in patients with severe liver problems, kidney problems, gallbladder problems, pancreatitis and pregnant and breastfeeding women. Consult your doctor before taking FENOCOR 200MG CAPSULE.

Is it safe to use FENOCOR 200MG CAPSULE by elder people?

FENOCOR 200MG CAPSULE should be used with caution in elderly patients (above 70 years of age). Consult your doctor before taking FENOCOR 200MG CAPSULE.

Is FENOCOR 200MG CAPSULE affect the driving ability?

FENOCOR 200MG CAPSULE will not affect the ability to drive, use tools or use machines. Consult your doctor before taking FENOCOR 200MG CAPSULE.

Is FENOCOR 200MG CAPSULE safe to use by pregnant women?

FENOCOR 200MG CAPSULE is generally not recommended for use by pregnant women unless recommended by your doctor. Consult your doctor before taking FENOCOR 200MG CAPSULE.

REFERENCES

1. Holly E. Gurgle and Donald K. Blumenthal. Drug Therapy for Dyslipidemias. Goodman & Gilman’s The Pharmacological basics of Therapeutics. 13th Edition. New York McGraw Hill Medical, 2018. Page – 605-618.

2. Konstantinos Tziomalos and Vasilios G Athyros. Uses and mechanism of Fenofibrate. International Journal of Nanomedicine. June 2006. [Accessed on 11th June 2022] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2426786/

3. Hua Ling, John T. Luoma, Daniel Hilleman. Introduction of Fenofibrate. Journal of Medical cases. April 2013. [Accessed on 11th June 2022] https://cardiologyres.org/index.php/Cardiologyres/article/view/270/260

4. Accord pharmaceuticals. Electronic Medicines Compendium (EMC). [Revised in April 2021] [Accessed on 11th June 2022] https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.5779.pdf

5. Mylan Products Ltd. Electronic Medicines Compendium (EMC). [Revised in August 2020] [Accessed on 11th June 2022] https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.2198.pdf

6. Ranbaxy (UK) Limited. Electronic Medicines Compendium (EMC). [Revised in April 2018] [Accessed on 11th June 2022] https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.4436.pdf

7. Abbott Laboratories. US Food and Drug Administration. [Revised in October 2018] [Accessed on 11th June 2022] https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/drugsatfda_docs/label/2010/021656s019lbl.pdf

USEFUL DIAGNOSTIC TESTS

  • Liver function test
  • Kidney function test
  • Lipid profile test

PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1 N
    Item Weight
    17.5 g
    Ingredient
    FENOFIBRATE 200MG
    Hsn Code
    30049099
ALTERNATE BRANDS View All
Fibrate 200mg Capsule 10'S
Prescription High Cholesterol Rx required
Rs.90.00
Fenobate 200mg Capsule 10'S
Prescription High Cholesterol Rx required
Rs.131.00
Lipicard 200mg Capsule 10'S
Prescription High Cholesterol Rx required
Rs.221.20
DISCLAIMER

The contents of this website are for informational purposes only and not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Please seek the advice of a physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Do not disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.

Fenocor 200mg Capsule 10'S

Fenocor 200mg Capsule 10'S Mkt: Ordain Healthcare Pvt Ltd

M.R.P.: Rs.172.66
Copyright© 2022. All Rights Reserved.