Yes, fenofibrate can cause kidney problems ... but it's probably rare.
Renal side effects have included acute renal failure. The accumulation of fenofibric acid in the presence of preexisting renal dysfunction causes an increase in levels of fenofibric acid, the main metabolite of fenofibrate. Renal side effects of fenofibric acid accumulation include acute renal failure associated with myositis and rhabdomyolysis.
- Fenofibrate Information for Consumers
- Fenofibrate Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Fenofibrate (detailed)
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