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 Fenofibric Acid

Fenofibrate, sold under the brand name Tricor among others, is a medication of the fibrate class used to treat abnormal blood lipid levels.[1] It is less preferred to statin medications as it does not appear to reduce the risk of heart disease or death.[1][2] Its use is recommended together with dietary changes.[1] It is taken by mouth.[1] Common side effects include liver problems, breathing problems, abdominal p...
Fenofibric acid - Trilipix

Taking 135 mg per day - got cough, cold, sneezing and sore throat. Seems I noticed ED also - I stopped the medicine - I am looking for a better alternative. ## Hello, Sam! How are you? Unfortunately, this is usually the best choice that causes the least amount of side effects. The other options are statin medications, which tend to cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, headache and joint/muscle aches, as listed by the FDA. How long were you taking it? ...

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trilipix fenofibric acid

what is trilipix fenofibric used for ## Is 135 trilipix used to for erectile dysfunction? ## Trilipix is actually used to treat high cholesterol and high triglyceride levels. You can learn more here: Trilipix Details I haven't seen any mention of it being used in the treatment of ED. On the contrary, people are stating that erectile dysfunction is a side effect of using Trilipix. I hope this helps! ...

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Generics for 135mg Trilipix OTHER THAN Fenofibric acid

I had been taking 135mg Trilipix for several years, before being prescribed Fenofibric acid. Now, I have been informed by my Medicare Part D, ( for prescription meds ) provider that, beginning January 1, 2015, Fenofibric acid will no longer be on their formulary, and that I either must find a suitable substitute, or stop taking the medication altogether...OR, find a different Part D provider. The latter is not really an alternative for me, only due to the fact that my provider carries every other medication that I am prescribed, ( 17 of them altogether ), in their formulary. At the present time, I have not asked my primary care physician about a suitable substitue. WHY should I? From everything that I have been reading about Fenofibric acid, OR Trilipix, one should not be taking the med... ...

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Switched from Trilipix 135 to Fenofibric 35 generic

Trilipix 135 worked for me, but I dropped it after abbive stopped their pap. In 4 months I will know if fenofibric 35 is working in combination with Lipitor 80. ## Hello, Bill! How are you? The Fenofibric Acid is the same thing, it's the generic for Trilipix, but that is the actual active ingredient in it, so it should also work for you. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, back pain, diarrhea, headache and skin rash. Lipitor is a statin medication and its typical side effects may possibly include nausea, dizziness, headache and joint/muscle aches. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Thanks. I am on fenofibric 35 and Atorvastatin 80, Lipitor. I'll be get my lab work this Summer, 2015. My only neg. has been HDL, so hopefully it'll work w... ...

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trilpix

side effects ## Trilipix contains the active ingredient Fenofibric Acid, it is most commonly prescribed to help lower cholesterol. Common side effects may include: nausea, heartburn, muscle aches and headache. They have a website with more information: Trilipix.com Click Here Did you have any other questions? ...

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Substitute Generic -Trilipix 135

Generic substitue for - Trilipix 135 ## Trilipix contains the active ingredient Fenofibric Acid, it is used to help lower cholesterol and since it was just approved in 2008, there is no generic for this formulation. However, there are some generics available that do contain this same active ingredient, so you may wish to ask your doctor about switching your medication to one of those, which would be cheaper. Are there any other questions? ...

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Trilipic

What is it really? Is it really not a statin drug? ## Yes, that is correct, Trilipix contains the active ingredient Fenofibric Acid, so it is different than a statin medication. You can learn more about it here: Trilipix.com Click Here Did you have any other questions? ...

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Generic Substitute For Trilipex

Looking for something effective but less expensive. Can you give me some drug names and common dosages? ## Trilipix contains the active ingredient Fenofibric Acid, it is most commonly used to help lower cholesterol. It doesn't appear that there is currently a generic on the U.S. market, but there are other alternatives, such as the statin class of medications. You can learn more about them here: Have you discussed it with your doctor? ## Trilipix contains the active ingredient Fenofibric Acid; it is used to help lower cholesterol and since it was just approved in 2008, there is no generic for this formulation. However, I did find one other U.S. brand name (Fibricor) that does contain this same active ingredient, so you may wish to ask your doctor about switching your medication to t... ...

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trilipics

cholesterol and triglycerides ## I'm sorry, are you referring to Trilipids? And what specifically is it that you would like to know? ## The corrected spelling of the medication which you have posted is TriLipix (fenofibric acid) - it was approved in December 2008 and is manufactured by Abbott. "TRILIPIX® (fenofibric acid) delayed-release capsules is a prescription medicine used along with diet to lower triglycerides and LDL (bad) cholesterol, and increase HDL (good) cholesterol. TRILIPIX is also used along with diet to lower triglycerides and increase HDL cholesterol in people who are at high risk of heart disease and are taking a statin medicine to control their LDL cholesterol. TRILIPIX has not been shown to prevent heart attacks or stroke more than a statin alone. ... TR... ...

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Trilipix and hair loss

Just took myself off trilipix was on it for almost 4 months. It really dropped my trig cholestrol and other cholestrol. But during the last month I have had a lot of hair loss. I stopped using it 3 weeks ago and still have hair loss the hair is very fine. My hair is normally very thick. Has anyone else had this? ## Trilipix contains the active ingredient Fenofibric Acid, it is used to help lower cholesterol. Does you doctor know you are going off of this medication? Have you discussed it with them? Hairloss is not a listed side effect of this medication, are you on anything else that may be causing it? ## Yes he knows. I just had my blood work done and all readings are normal. My cholesterol is on its way back up. If it were up to me I would never had used this drug. I have been off it ... ...

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Trilipix side effects after years

Been on Trilipix for three years. Is it possible to develop side effects now. Muscle pain, leg aches, fatqiue. ## Yes, it's always possible for your body to change and to suddenly start experiencing unusual effects from a medication. Have you consulted your doctor? You should do so, as soon as possible, so they can help you determine if it is from the medication and what to do, if that is the case. ## Trilipix contains the active ingredient Fenofibric Acid. Back pain, diarrhea, dizziness, headache, heartburn or indigestion, nausea, sore throat, stomach upset, and upper respiratory tract infection appear to be the most common adverse effects reported with Fenofibric Acid. Other more serious side effects can include: "Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty bre... ...

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Trilpix 135mg First dose

I took my first dose in the morning. By later that evening, I had several gut wrenching cramps. They were bearable but very uncomfortable. They got worse, Then I had explosive diarrhea! So far that is the only side effect I am aware of. I'll keep you posted ## Been taking it for a week now, no side effects so far. ## Dr gave me Trilipix (135) after bad reaction to statins. I've taken it 4 days & had heartburn so bad it woke me from sleep. I'm done with it! I've had nothing but bad reactions to cholesterol medicnes. I'm thinking the cure is worse than the disease! ## Trilipix contains the active ingredient Fenofibric Acid, it is used to help lower cholesterol. Unfortunately, all medications carry the risk of side effects and some people are much more sensitive to ... ...

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 NDC 0115-1459
Fenofibric Acid 45 mg Delayed Release Capsule by Global Pharmaceuticals, Division of Impax Laboratories Inc. ## Markings: 45;a ## Shape: Capsule ## Package Codes: 0115-1459-10
 NDC 0115-1460
Fenofibric Acid 135 mg Delayed Release Capsule by Global Pharmaceuticals, Division of Impax Laboratories Inc. ## Markings: 135;a ## Shape: Capsule ## Package Codes: 0115-1460-10
 NDC 0115-1554
Fenofibric Acid 45 mg Oral Capsule, Delayed Release by Impax Generics ## Markings: 45 ## Shape: Capsule ## Package Codes: 0115-1554-10
 NDC 0115-1555
Fenofibric Acid 135 mg Oral Capsule, Delayed Release by Impax Generics ## Markings: 135 ## Shape: Capsule ## Package Codes: 0115-1555-10
 NDC 0228-2838
Fenofibric Acid 45 mg Oral Capsule, Delayed Release by Actavis Pharma, Inc. ## Markings: 2838 ## Shape: Capsule ## Color: Yellow ## Package Codes: 0228-2838-09
 NDC 0228-2839
Fenofibric Acid 135 mg Oral Capsule, Delayed Release by Actavis Pharma, Inc. ## Markings: 2839 ## Shape: Capsule ## Package Codes: 0228-2839-09, 0228-2839-50
 NDC 0378-2589
Fenofibric Acid 45 mg Delayed Release Capsule by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc. ## Markings: MYLAN;CF;45 ## Shape: Capsule ## Package Codes: 0378-2589-05, 0378-2589-77, 0378-2589-93



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