As with any medicine, there are possible side effects with fenofibric acid, but not everyone who takes it will experience problems. However, most people tolerate the drug quite well. When people do develop side effects, in most cases, they are minor, meaning they either require no treatment or can easily be treated by you or a healthcare professional. If side effects do occur, most people do not need to stop their medicine.
Some of the most common side effects with fenofibric acid include:
Keep in mind that if you experience unexplained muscle pain, tenderness, or weakness, especially if they are accompanied by a fever or a feeling of illness, it is important to contact your healthcare provider immediately. This could be a sign of a serious, life-threatening muscle problem (see Trilipix and Muscle Pain for more information)