This product comes in the form of a delayed-release capsule and is taken once a day, with or without food. Unlike many products similar to it, choline fenofibrate can be taken in combination with a statin.
Although generally well tolerated, this drug is not suitable for everyone. Before taking choline fenofibrate, make sure your healthcare provider has up-to-date information on your medical history and a list of your current medications. In particular, let your healthcare provider know if you have gallbladder disease, kidney disease, or any allergies.
(For more information, click Choline Fenofibrate. Topics discussed in this full-length article include what to expect during treatment, how this drug works, safety issues to be aware of while taking it, and more.)
Written by/reviewed by: Arthur Schoenstadt, MD
Last reviewed by: ArthurSchoenstadt, MD
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