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Is Trilipix advised for people with impaired renal function?

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Anonymous 26 Jun 2011

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You should not take Trilipix if you are allergic to fenofibric acid, or if you have liver disease, gallbladder disease, severe kidney disease (or if you are on dialysis), or if you are breast-feeding a baby.

Before you take Trilipix, tell your doctor if you have kidney disease, diabetes, or underactive thyroid.

Trilipix is only part of a complete program of treatment that may also include diet, exercise, weight control, and other medications. Follow your diet, medication, and exercise routines very closely.

Avoid drinking alcohol while taking Trilipix. It can raise triglyceride levels and may increase your risk of liver damage.

Avoid eating foods that are high in fat or cholesterol. Trilipix will not be as effective in lowering your cholesterol if you do not follow a cholesterol-lowering diet plan.

In rare cases, Trilipix can cause a condition that results in the breakdown of skeletal muscle tissue, leading to kidney failure. Call your doctor right away if you have unexplained muscle pain, tenderness, or weakness especially if you also have fever, unusual tiredness, and dark colored urine.


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http://www.drugs.com/trilipix.html

Rajive Goel 27 Jun 2011

Trilipix is a prescription medication used for treating unhealthy cholesterol and triglyceride levels. It works to lower "bad" cholesterol (LDL cholesterol), decrease triglycerides, and increase "good" cholesterol (HDL cholesterol). Unlike other similar medications, Trilipix is approved to be used in combination with statins.

Trilipix for impaired renal function shall require advice from a doc, please.

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