Asked by: Ferdaws Saunders
asked in category: General Last Updated: 22nd March, 2020

How fast does fenofibrate work?

Takes about a week for levels to stabilize. May take several weeks before effects on cholesterol and triglycerides levels are apparent. Cholesterol and triglyceride levels should be monitored every four to eight weeks.

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Keeping this in view, what time of day should you take fenofibrate?

You can generally take fenofibrate at a time of day to suit you, but it is best to take your doses with the same meal each day. This will help remind you to take your tablets/capsules regularly. If you forget to take a dose, take it as soon as you remember.

Additionally, what are the side effects of fenofibrate? Call your doctor if you experience unlikely but serious side effects of fenofibrate including:

  • severe stomach/abdominal pain,
  • persistent nausea/vomiting,
  • yellowing eyes or skin (jaundice),
  • dark urine,
  • unusual muscle pain,
  • tenderness, or.
  • weakness especially if accompanied by fever or flu-like symptoms.

Just so, how does fenofibrate work in the body?

Uses. Fenofibrate is used along with a proper diet to help lower "bad" cholesterol and fats (such as LDL, triglycerides) and raise "good" cholesterol (HDL) in the blood. It works by increasing the natural substance (enzyme) that breaks down fats in the blood.

Does fenofibrate cause weight loss?

As mentioned above, fenofibrate has the most powerful effect on triglyceride levels, and it has even been shown to help prevent cardiovascular disease in patients with diabetes. However, to answer your question, it has not been shown to aid in weight loss in any study performed to date.

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