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Drug Interactions With Fenofibric Acid

Fenofibric Acid Interactions Explained

The following sections explain in detail the potentially negative interactions that can occur when fenofibric acid is combined with any of the drugs listed above.
 
Bile Acid Sequestrants
Bile acid sequestrants (also known as bile acid resins) can bind to fenofibric acid in the digestive tract, preventing it from being absorbed. In order to avoid this problem, be sure to take fenofibric acid at least one hour before or four to six hours after taking a bile acid sequestrant.
 
Colchicine
Taking fenofibric acid with colchicine may increase the risk of serious problems, including serious breakdown of muscle (rhabdomyolysis). In many cases, though, the benefits of taking fenofibric acid with colchicine will outweigh the possible risks. Discuss the risks and benefits for your particular situation with your healthcare provider.
 
Cyclosporine
Taking both cyclosporine and fenofibric acid together may increase the risk for kidney problems. Your healthcare provider may choose to monitor your progress more closely. This combination of medications should be used only if the potential benefits outweigh the risks.
 
Warfarin
Fenofibric acid can potentially interact with warfarin, possibly increasing the risk of bleeding. Your healthcare provider may need to monitor you more often and adjust your warfarin dosage as necessary.
 

Final Thoughts

It is possible that not all drug interactions with fenofibric acid were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your pharmacist or healthcare provider about any specific drug interactions that may apply to you.
 
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