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Fenoglide

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Fenoglide




PATIENT INFORMATION

Patients should be advised:

  • of the potential benefits and risks of FENOGLIDE
  • not to use FENOGLIDE if there is a known hypersensitivity to fenofibrate or fenofibric acid.
  • that if they are taking coumarin anticoagulants, FENOGLIDE may increase their anticoagulant effect, and increased monitoring may be necessary.
  • of medications that should not be taken in combination with FENOGLIDE.
  • to continue to follow an appropriate lipid-modifying diet while taking FENOGLIDE.
  • to take FENOGLIDE once daily, without regard to food, at the prescribed dose, swallowing each tablet whole.
  • to inform their physician of all medications, supplements, and herbal preparations they are taking and any change to their medical condition. Patients should also be advised to inform their physicians prescribing a new medication that they are taking FENOGLIDE.
  • to inform their physician of any muscle pain, tenderness, or weakness; onset of abdominal pain; or any other new symptoms.

Last reviewed on RxList: 4/14/2016
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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