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Tricor, Fenofibrate


Tricor is a fibrate that reduces both low-density lipoprotein (LDL) and very low density lipoprotein (VLDL) levels, as well as increasing high-density liporotein (HDL) levels. It also appears to have a beneficial effect on the insulin resistance


lowering triglycerides and VLDL


hypercholesterolemia and hypertriglyceridemia, insulin resistance and metabolic syndrome

Side Effects

Call your doctor immediately if you experience severe stomach pain with nausea and vomiting, muscle cramps, muscle pain, muscle weakness, or fever. These symptoms could be early signs of serious side effects.

If you experience any of the following serious side effects, stop taking fenofibrate and contact your doctor or seek medical attention: an allergic reaction (difficulty breathing; closing of your throat; swelling of your lips, tongue, or face; or hives); severe stomach pain, nausea, or vomiting; muscle aches, pain, cramping, or weakness; or fever. Other, less serious side effects include: joint pain; indigestion; bloating or flatulence; or a rash.

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