August 09 2020

FENOFIBRATE

List of brands containing fenofibrate   

This page contains a list of brands of authorized pharmaceutical specialties of the active principle fenofibrate in the countries listed below:

Australia] [ Brazil] [ Canada] [ France] [ Germany] [ India] [ Italy] [ Japan] [ Mexico] [ Pakistan] [ Puerto Rico] [ Spain] [ Turkey] [ United Kingdom] [ U.S.A]

Given the nature of the pharmaceutical market, some specialties may be unavailable, have been removed from the pharmaceutical market or have changed its name. So that, in no case can take decisions based on the information contained in the page. MEDIZZINE is not responsible for any damage arising from the information provided, which may be incomplete or outdated.

Indications and usage     

Fenofibrate belongs to a group of drugs, fibrates, which act by modifying the concentration of lipids (fats) in the blood.

Fenofibrate is used to lower cholesterol and triglycerides in the blood when a low-fat diet and other nonpharmacological measures such as weight reduction or exercise, do not achieve this purpose.

Often, this medicine may increase the amounts of good cholesterol, also called HDL cholesterol.

Medizzine recommends consulting your doctor if you are unsure (or you do not know) why you have been given fenofibrate.

Other ingredients of available commercial presentations:

The active ingredient is fenofibrate. The other ingredients are lactose monohydrate, sodium lauryl sulfate, povidone, microcrystalline cellulose, colloidal anhydrous silica, crospovidone, sodium stearyl fumarate. The coating film includes Opadry (OY-B 28920), polyvinyl alcohol, titanium dioxide, talc, soy lecithin, xanthan gum.

The composition may vary slightly among different specialties. Some also contain sucrose.

Warning:

The composition of the various presentations may vary from one country to another. We recommend you consult the information provided by your local supplier.

Important information     

This medicine may contain lactose and sucrose, according to the specialty in question. If your doctor has warned you that you have an intolerance to some sugars, consult him before taking it.

If you are allergic to peanuts, peanut oil or soy lecithin and its derivatives, do not take this medication without consulting previously your doctor.

Before taking the drug     

Do not use fenofibrate

If you are allergic (hypersensitive) to fenofibrate, to similar substances or any of the other ingredients of the medicinal product prescribed to you. If you think may be allergic, ask your doctor.

Allergy symptoms may include:

- Asthma attacks with shortness of breath, audible wheezing or rapid breathing.
- More or less sudden swelling of the face, lips, tongue or elsewhere in the body. It is especially critical if it affects the vocal cords.
- Hives, itching, rash
- Anaphylactic shock (loss of consciousness, paleness, sweating, etc.).

Nor you should take this medicine:

- If you have liver failure, including liver cirrhosis
- If you have renal failure (kidney)
- If you suffer allergic reactions to light during treatment with fibrates or ketoprofen, a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID).
- If you have gallstones.
- If the patient is a child.
- If you are breastfeeding or you are pregnant
- If you suffer acute or chronic pancreatitis (inflammation of the pancreas which causes abdominal pain) unless this pancreatitis is caused by high levels of a type of fat in the blood (hypertriglyceridemia).
- If you are taking blood thinners.
- If you suffer from hypothyroidism
- You drink a large amount of alcohol.

Take special care with fenofibrate

- If you are taking anticoagulants orally. Your doctor properly will change the dose of these .
- If you are taking another cholesterol-lowering statin type (HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors)
- If you are taking cyclosporine (an immunosuppressant)
- If muscle pain, muscle weakness or cramps appear, notify your doctor before occurs a rhabdomyolysis. This is manifested clinically by the appearance of dark urines (but without blood) and increased markers and muscle enzymes and other renal dysfunctions.

Before starting treatment and regularly during the first year of treatment, you will undergo tests of liver function (ALT and AST transaminases) and creatinine.

Treatment should be stopped if the level of ALT exceeds 3 times the normal level or if a very high increase in creatinine level occurs.

Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medicine only for you. Never give it to someone else.

If in doubt, consult your doctor.

Taking other medicines

Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines, including herbal products or drugs obtained without a prescription.

Certain drugs may interact with fenofibrate; in these cases, it may be necessary to change the dose or stop treatment with any of them.

It is important that you tell your doctor if you are taking or have recently taken any of the following medications:

- Oral anticoagulants,
- cyclosporin,
- other fibrates.

Use with food and beverages

Fenofibrate should be taken with a main meal of the day.

Special physiological situations

Pregnancy and lactation:

Always consult your doctor or pharmacist before taking any medicine during pregnancy or breastfeeding.

Taking this drug it is contraindicated in pregnant women and during lactation. If you discover you are pregnant or suspect you may be pregnant, immediately stop treatment and consult your doctor.

Children

Fenofibrate is not indicated in children

Driving and using machines

Fenofibrate does not seem to affect the ability to drive or operate machinery or tools.

Consult your doctor or pharmacist before taking any medicine.

How to use fenofibrate     

Follow carefully the instructions of use of fenofibrate provided by your doctor. Consult your doctor or pharmacist when in doubt. Follow the instructions of the physician in preference to those given in this website, which may be different. Ask your doctor to explain any aspect that you do not understand, contained in the instruction leaflet that comes with the medicine.

The recommended dosage is one tablet per day orally. Your doctor will decide the dosage form content best suited for you (from 48 up to 300 mg) .

The treatment is administered in a single dose per day and the tablet must be swallowed whole during one of the main meals.

In association with the appropriated dietetic regime and a healthy lifestyle, this medicine is a symptomatic treatment and should be prolonged and regularly monitored.

For a good use of this medicine, it is essential to undergo regular medical surveillance.

If you think the effect of the medicine is too strong or too weak, consult your doctor.

If you have any further questions on the use of this product, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

While you take fenofibrate     

If a doctor prescribes another medicine, tell you are taking fenofibrate.

Check with your doctor regularly developments of disorder that motivates the use of fenofibrate. Maybe there is some reason that prevented you properly receive the indicated doses and induce your doctor to erroneous conclusions about treatment.

Do not restart treatment with fenofibrate at your own risk without first talking to your doctor, nor encourage its use by another person, even if have the same symptoms you have. Nor is it advisable to interrupt or reduce the dose without considering the opinion of your doctor.

If you feel unwell during treatment with fenofibrate, immediately consult your doctor.

If you take more than you should:

In the case of overdose, tell your doctor immediately or go to the emergency room of the nearest hospital. Take the pack and the rest of unconsumed medicine.

If you forget to take fenofibrate

Do not take a double dose to make up for missed doses.

If you have any further questions on the use of this product, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

Side Effects of fenofibrate     

Like all medicines, fenofibrate can cause side effects although not everybody gets them.

The frequency of side effects is classified into:

Very common: affect 1 out of 1-10 patients
Common: affect 1 out of 10-100 patients
Uncommon: affect 1 out of 100-1.000 patients
Rare: affect 1 out of 1.000-10.000 patients
Very Rare: affect less than 1 in 10,000 patients
Incidence not known: Can not be established the true incidence from the available data

These side effects include:

Gastrointestinal disorders:

Common side effects: digestive disorders, gastric or intestinal (abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, gasses) of moderate intensity.

Uncommon side effects: Pancreatitis (inflammation of the pancreas that causes abdominal pain), with the exception of acute pancreatitis due to severe hypertriglyceridemia.

Hepatobiliary disorders:

Common side effects:: Have been observed in some patients moderate elevations of transaminase levels in the blood.

Uncommon side effects:: development of gallstones.

Very rare side effects: episodes of hepatitis. In the case of occurrence of symptoms suggestive of hepatitis (such as yellowing of the skin and itching must be conducted new clinical tests for its verification and, if required, treatment should be discontinued.

Disorders of skin and subcutaneous tissue:

Common side effects:: redness, itching, urticaria or photosensitivity reactions.

Rare side effects: baldness.

Very rare side effects: f Photosensitivity with skin redness, blistering or nodules of the parts of the skin exposed to sunlight or artificial UV light (sunlamps) in individual cases (even several months after stopping treatment).

Muscle disorders, connective tissue, and bone:

Rare side effects: diffuse muscle pain, myositis (muscle inflammation), muscle cramps, and muscle weakness.

Very rare side effects: rhabdomyolysis.

Cardiac and vascular disorders

Uncommon side effects:: thromboembolism, pulmonary embolism (blood clot in the lung that causes chest pain and difficulty breathing), deep vein thrombosis (blood clot in the leg that causes pain, redness and swelling).

Disorders of the lymphatic system and blood:

Rare side effects: decreased hemoglobin and leukocytes

Nervous system disorders:

Rare side effects: sexual weakness.

Respiratory, thoracic and mediastinal disorders:

Very rare side effects: interstitial lung disease.

Changes in laboratory tests:

Uncommon side effects:: increasing blood levels of creatinine and urea

This list does not include all adverse reactions associated with the use of fenofibrate, both well established as those that are under consideration or confirmation. In case you feel unwell, should immediately consult with the doctor who prescribed this medicine.

If you notice any side effects not listed in this website or in the leaflet accompanying the package, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

If any of the side effects gets serious, tell your doctor or pharmacist.

List of brands containing fenofibrate     

This page contains a list of brands of authorized pharmaceutical specialties of the active principle fenofibrate in the countries listed below:

Australia] [ Brazil] [ Canada] [ France] [ Germany] [ India] [ Italy] [ Japan] [ Mexico] [ Pakistan] [ Puerto Rico] [ Spain] [ Turkey] [ United Kingdom] [ U.S.A]

Given the nature of the pharmaceutical market, some specialties may be unavailable, have been removed from the pharmaceutical market or have changed its name. So that, in no case can take decisions based on the information contained in the page. MEDIZZINE is not responsible for any damage arising from the information provided, which may be incomplete or outdated.

Warning:

With exceptions expressly indicated, these lists do not include active principle associations with other drugs or clinical use containers.

Australia:     

LIPIDIL 48 mg, 60 tablets
LIPIDIL 145 mg, 30 tablets

Brazil:     

FENOBRATY 200 mg, 30 capsules
FENOFIBRATO EMS 200 mg, 30 capsules
FENOFIBRATO LEGRAND 200 mg, 30 capsules
HIPOFITHY 200 mg, 30 capsules
LIPANON 250 ng, 15-30 capsules
LIPIDIL 200 mg, 30 capsules
LIPOBRATO 200 mg, 30 capsules
REDUCOFEN 200 mg, 30 capsules

Canada:     

APO-FENO-MICRO 200 mg, capsules
APO-FENO-MICRO 67 mg, capsules
APO-FENO-SUPER 100 mg, tablets
APO-FENO-SUPER 160 mg, tablets
APO-FENOFIBRATE 100 mg, capsules
DOM-FENOFIBRATE MICRO 200 mg, capsules
FENO-MICRO-200 200 mg, capsules
FENOFIBRATE SANIS HEALTH 200 mg, capsules
FENOFIBRATE-S SANIS HEALTH 100 mg, tablets
FENOFIBRATE-S SANIS HEALTH 160 mg, tablets
FENOMAX 160 mg, capsules
LIPIDIL EZ 48 mg, tablets
LIPIDIL EZ 145 mg, tablets
LIPIDIL MICRO 200 mg, capsules
LIPIDIL SUPRA 160 mg, tablets
MYLAN-FENOFIBRATE 200 mg, capsules
PHL-FENOFIBRATE MICRO 200 mg, capsules
PMS-FENOFIBRATE MICRO 200 mg, capsules
PRO-FENO-SUPER - 100 100 mg, tablets
PRO-FENO-SUPER - 160 160 mg, tablets
RATIO-FENOFIBRATE 200 mg, capsules
SANDOZ FENOFIBRATE E 48 mg, tablets
SANDOZ FENOFIBRATE E 145 mg, tablets
SANDOZ FENOFIBRATE S 100 mg, tablets
SANDOZ FENOFIBRATE S 160 mg, tablets
TEVA-FENOFIBRATE-S 100 mg, tablets
TEVA-FENOFIBRATE-S 160 mg, tablets

France:     

FEGENOR 140-200 mg, capsules
FENOFIBRATE ACTAVIS 160 mg, tablets
FENOFIBRATE ALMUS 160 mg, tablets
FENOFIBRATE ARROW 160 mg, tablets
FENOFIBRATE ARROW 67-200 mg, capsules
FENOFIBRATE ARROW GENERIQUES 67-200 mg, capsules
FENOFIBRATE BIOGARAN 100 mg, capsules
FENOFIBRATE BIOGARAN 145-160 mg, tablets
FENOFIBRATE BIOGARAN 67-200-300 mg, capsules
FENOFIBRATE CRISTERS 160 mg, tablets
FENOFIBRATE CRISTERS 67-200 mg, capsules
FENOFIBRATE EG 145-160 mg, tablets
FENOFIBRATE EG 67-200 mg, capsules
FENOFIBRATE FOURNIER 67-100-200-300 mg, capsules
FENOFIBRATE FOURNIER 145-160 mg, tablets
FENOFIBRATE MYLAN 67-100-200-300 mg, capsules
FENOFIBRATE MYLAN 145-160 mg, tablets
FENOFIBRATE QUALIMED 160 mg, tablets
FENOFIBRATE QUALIMED 67-200 mg, capsules
FENOFIBRATE RANBAXY 200-300 mg, capsules
FENOFIBRATE RATIOPHARM 145-160 mg, tablets
FENOFIBRATE RATIOPHARM 67-200-300 mg, capsules
FENOFIBRATE RPG 100 mg, capsules
FENOFIBRATE RPG 160 mg, tablets
FENOFIBRATE SANDOZ 100 mg, capsules
FENOFIBRATE SANDOZ 145-160 mg, tablets
FENOFIBRATE SANDOZ 67-200-300 mg, capsules
FENOFIBRATE TEVA 100 mg, capsules
FENOFIBRATE TEVA 145-160 mg, tablets
FENOFIBRATE TEVA 67-200-300 mg, capsules
FENOFIBRATE TEVA SANTE 160 mg, tablets
FENOFIBRATE TEVA SANTE 67-20 mg, capsules
FENOFIBRATE ZENTIVA 145-160 mg, tablets
FENOFIBRATE ZENTIVA 67-200 mg, capsules
FENOFIBRATE ZYDUS 145-160 mg, tablets
FENOFIBRATE ZYDUS 67-200-300 mg, capsules
LIPANTHYL 145-160 mg, tablets
LIPANTHYL 67-200 mg, capsules
SECALIP 100-300 mg, capsules

Germany:     

DURAFENAT 100 mg, capsules
DURAFENAT MF 200 mg, modified release capsules
DURAFENAT 250 mg, retard capsules
ELIPSIA 145 mg, tablets
FENOFIBRAT HEUMANN 200 mg, capsules
FENOFIBRAT HEUMANN 250 mg, retard capsules
FENOFIBRAT AbZ 250 mg, retard capsules
FENOFIBRAT AL 250 mg, retard capsules
FENOFIBRAT -CT 100 mg, capsules
FENOFIBRAT -CT 250 mg, retard capsules
FENOFIBRAT HEXAL 160-200 mg, capsules
FENOFIBRAT RATIOPHARM 100 mg, capsules
FENOFIBRAT RATIOPHARM 250 mg, retard capsules
FENOFIBRAT STADA 250 mg, retard capsules
FENOFIBRAT SANDOZ 200 mg, capsules
LIPANTHYL 145 mg, tablets
LIPIDIL ONE 145 mg, tablets
LIPIDIL 200 mg, capsules
LIPIDIL-TER 160 mg, tablets
NORMALIP PRO, 200 mg, capsules

India:     

FENACOR 160 mg, tablets
FENACOR 200 mg, capsules
FENO-TG 145 mg, tablets
FENOBATE 67-160-200 mg, capsules
FENOCOR 67-200 mg, capsules
FENOFIBRIC 35-105 mg, tablets
FENOLIP 145 mg, tablets
FIBRAL 200 mg, capsules
FIBRATE 200 mg, capsules
FINABATE 145-160-200 mg, tablets
FINATE 200 mg, capsules
LIPICARD 160-200 mg, tablets
LIPICARD 200 mg, capsules
LOTGL 200 mg, tablets
STANLIP 160 mg, tablets
STANLIP 145 145 mg, tablets
TG CHECK 160 mg, tablets
TGR 160 mg, tablets
TRICHECK 200 mg, capsules
TRILIP 160 mg, tablets

Italy:     

FENOFIBRATO TEVA 200 mg, 20 capsules
FENOFIBRATO ZENTIVA 200 mg, 20 capsules
FENOLIBS 145 mg, 30 tablets
FULCRO 200 mg, 20 capsules
FULCRO SUPRA 145 mg, 30 tablets
LIPERIAL 145 mg, 30 tablets
LIPOFENE 100 mg, 50 capsules
LIPSIN 200 mg, 20 capsules
NOLIPAX 100 mg, 50 capsules
TILENE 100 mg, 30 capsules

Japan:     

FENOFIBRATE KTB. 67-100 mg, capsules
LIPIDIL 53.3 mg, tablets
LIPIDIL. 80 mg, tablets
TRICOR 53.3 mg, tablets
TRICOR 80 mg, tablets

Mexico:     

CONTROLIP 160 mg, 15-30 capsules
LIPIDIL 200 mg, 14-28 capsules

Pakistan:     

ELMC 67 mg, capsules
ELMC 200 mg, capsules
EQULIP 48 mg, tablets
EQULIP 145 mg, tablets
FELIP 67 mg, capsules
FELIP 200 mg, capsules
FENOGET 67 mg, capsules
FENOGET 134 mg, capsules
FENOGET 200 mg, capsules
FENORAT 67 mg, capsules
FENORAT 134 mg, capsules
FENORAT 200 mg, capsules
FENORATE 200 mg, capsules
FERNORAT 160 mg, tablets
FERNORAT 54 mg, tablets
FIBRA 67 mg, tablets
LIPIDOF 67 mg, capsules
LIPIDOF 200 mg, capsules
LIPOFEN 67 mg, capsules
LIPOFEN 200 mg, capsules
LITVEA 67 mg, capsules
LITVEA 200 mg, capsules
TRIFIBE 67 mg, capsules
TRIFIBE 200 mg, capsules
ZIBRATE 67 mg, capsules
ZIBRATE 134 mg, capsules
ZIBRATE 200 mg, capsules

Spain:     

FENOFIBRATO KERN PHARMA 160 mg, 30 capsules
FENOFIBRATO PENSA 160 mg, 30 tablets
FENOFIBRATO RANBAXY 160 mg, 30 tablets
FENOFIBRATO RANBAXY 200 mg, 30 capsules
SECALIP 145 mg, 30 tablets
SECALIP SUPRA 160 mg, 30 tablets
SECALIP 200 mg, 30 capsules
SECALIP 250 mg, 30 extended-release capsules

Turkey:     

FENOGAL 200 mg, 30 capsules
LIPANTHYL 160 mg, 30 tablets
LIPANTHYL 267 mg, 30-90 capsules
LIPOFEN SR 250 mg, 30-90 capsules
SECALIP SR 250 mg, 30-90 capsules

United Kingdom:     

FENOFIBRATE ACTAVIS 67-200 mg, 28 capsules
FENOFIBRATE ACTAVIS 67-200 mg, 28 capsules
FENOFIBRATE GENUS PHARMA 160 mg, 28 tablets
FENOFIBRATE KENT PHARMA 200 mg, 28 capsules
FENOFIBRATE SANDOZ 200 mg, 28 capsules
FENOFIBRATE TEVA 267 mg, 28 capsules
FENOFIBRATE ZENTIVA 267 mg 28 capsules
LIPAMIL MICRO 67 mg, 90 capsules
LIPAMIL MICRO 200-267 mg, 28 capsules
SUPRALIP 160 mg, 28 tablets

U.S.A. and Puerto Rico:     

ANTARA 43 mg, 30-100 capsules
ANTARA 130 mg, 30-100 capsules
FENOFIBRATE GLOBAL PHARMA 54 mg, 90-100 tablets
FENOFIBRATE GLOBAL PHARMA 67 mg, 100 capsules
FENOFIBRATE GLOBAL PHARMA 134 mg, 100 capsules
FENOFIBRATE GLOBAL PHARMA 160 mg, 90-100 tablets
FENOFIBRATE GLOBAL PHARMA 200 mg, 100 capsules
FENOFIBRATE KAISER FOUNDATION HOSPITALS 160, tablets
FENOFIBRATE KARALEX 54 mg, 90 tablets
FENOFIBRATE KARALEX 160 mg, 90 tablets
FENOFIBRATE MYLAN 54 mg, 90 tablets
FENOFIBRATE MYLAN 160 mg, 90 tablets
FENOFIBRATE PHYSICIANS TOTAL CARE 54 mg, 30 tablets
FENOFIBRATE PHYSICIANS TOTAL CARE 134 mg, 10-30 capsules
FENOFIBRATE PHYSICIANS TOTAL CARE 160 mg, 30-90 tablets
FENOFIBRATE PHYSICIANS TOTAL CARE 200 mg, 10-90 capsules
FENOFIBRATE REMEDYREPACK 134 mg, 30 tablets
FENOGLIDE 40 mg, 90 tablets
FENOGLIDE 120 mg, 90 tablets
LIPOFEN 50 mg, 30-90 capsules
LIPOFEN 150 mg, 5, 30 & 90 capsules
LOFIBRA 67 mg, 100 capsules
LOFIBRA 134 mg, 100 capsules
LOFIBRA 200 mg, 100 capsules
LOFIBRA 54 mg, 90 tablets
LOFIBRA 160 mg, 90 tablets
TRICOR 48 mg, 30-90 tablets
TRICOR 145 mg, 30- 90 tablets
TRICOR 160 mg, 30- 90 tablets
TRIGLIDE 50 mg, 30- 90 tablets
TRIGLIDE 160 mg, 30-90 tablets

Page updated: December 13, 2010.