Finate 200mg Capsule 10's
FRA-FRANCO INDIAN PHARMAILTD
Finate 200mg Capsule 10's belongs to a group of medication called 'fibric acid derivatives' or 'fibrates' primarily used for the treatment of raised or increased level of cholesterol or fat/oils. Hyperlipidemia or hypertriglyceridemia is a condition in which there is a high level of low-density lipoproteins (LDL) or bad cholesterol and a decreased level of high-density lipoprotein (HDL) or good cholesterol. Increased level of bad cholesterol leads to a high risk of heart attack and stroke in future, especially for heart disease patients.
Finate 200mg Capsule 10's contains 'fenofibrate' which Finate 200mg Capsule 10's works by increasing the natural substance that breaks down fats in the bloodstream thereby increasing its utilization and removal. As a result, Finate 200mg Capsule 10's decreases the harmful cholesterol like LDL (bad cholesterol), triglycerides (TG) and increases levels of HDL (good cholesterol).
Finate 200mg Capsule 10's is available in both oral capsules. The capsule form of fenofibrate can be taken with or without food and swallowed whole with a glass of water. Do not crush, chew or break it. Always take the medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Finate 200mg Capsule 10's has to be taken preferably after meals. Some people may experience nausea, chest pain, vomiting, diarrhea, drowsiness, muscle pain, redness/swelling in legs and increased liver enzymes. Most of these side effects of fenofibrate do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects persist or worsen, please consult your doctor.
If you are allergic to fenofibrate or other fibric acids derivative, please tell your doctor. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, it is advised to inform your doctor before using fenofibrate. Finate 200mg Capsule 10's is not recommended for children below 6 years of age, as the safety and effectiveness were not established. If you experience yellowing of the skin (Jaundice), allergic reaction, cramps or weak muscles then immediately contact your doctor.
Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight
Most of the side effects of Finate 200mg Capsule 10's do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. Tell your doctor if any of these common side effects like muscle pain, stuffy/runny nose, headache, joint pain and increased liver enzymes. If the side effects are persistent, reach out to your doctor.
Before taking Finate 200mg Capsule 10's, tell your doctor if you are allergic to any fenofibrate products, any other fibric acid derivatives medications like clofibrate, gemfibrozil. Nursing mothers should avoid taking Finate 200mg Capsule 10's and consult a doctor before using it. Patients with bladder problems, gallstone, liver disease, kidney disease, muscle problems (like muscle pain, myopathy, rhabdomyolysis) should not take Finate 200mg Capsule 10's and consult a doctor before its usage. Finate 200mg Capsule 10's can increase creatinine level so kidney patients should avoid using Finate 200mg Capsule 10's. Let your doctor if you are taking any oral anticoagulant or blood thinner (like coumarin, warfarin) as this may affect your bleeding time.
Avoid drinking alcohol as it can raise liver enzymes and liver functions test (LFT), thereby damaging your liver.
Finate 200mg Capsule 10's is a Category C risk medicine, talk with your doctor if you’re pregnant or planning to become pregnant. This drug should be used only if the potential benefit justifies the potential risk.
Finate 200mg Capsule 10's is not recommended to be used in nursing mothers. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.
Finate 200mg Capsule 10's does not impact hazardous tasks like driving.
Only use on doctors consultation when benefit is more than risk
Finate 200mg Capsule 10's should not be used in severe kidney problems, including patients on dialysis. However, mild to moderate kidney patients can use $nam if prescribed by the doctor.
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It is completely fine to use oral contraceptives with Finate 200mg Capsule 10's as no such interactions have been found. Consult your doctor for further advice.
You should not take Finate 200mg Capsule 10's if you are allergic to fibric acid derivative or Finate 200mg Capsule 10's, have a severe renal impairment (including dialysis patient), active liver disease, gallbladder disease (gallstone) or a nursing mothers.
Increased liver enzymes (like liver function tests - LFTs), rhinitis, stuffy/runny nose, nausea, indigestion, headache and back pain are some of the common side effects which may occur in some cases.
No, Finate 200mg Capsule 10's does not reduce the risk of having heart problems in patients with type 2 diabetes.
Long term complications of Finate 200mg Capsule 10's are muscle problem (like unexplained muscle pain) and liver problems (with increased liver enzymes). So if you experience these symptoms, please consult a doctor.
Finate 200mg Capsule 10's raises the risk of muscle pain and a serious muscle problem called rhabdomyolysis. The risk is higher if you take the drug along with statins.
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