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Fenofibrate / Simvastatin (Cholib) is indicated as adjunctive therapy to diet and exercise in high cardiovascular risk adult patients with mixed dyslipidemia to reduce triglycerides and increase HDL-C levels when LDL-C levels are adequately controlled with the corresponding dose of simvastatin monotherapy.
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The recommended dose is one tablet per day. Grapefruit juice should be avoided (see Effects on ability to drive and use machines). Response to therapy should be monitored by determination of serum lipid values (total cholesterol (TC), LDL-C, triglycerides (TG)).
Contraindications: Hypersensitivity. Photoallergy or phototoxic reaction during treatment w/ fibrates or ketoprofen; active liver disease or unexplained persistent elevations of serum transaminases; gallbladder disease; chronic or acute pancreatitis w/ the exception of acute pancreatitis due to severe hypertriglyceridemia; moderate to severe renal insufficiency; concomitant administration of fibrates, statins, danazol, ciclosporin or potent CYP450 inhibitors; history of myopathy &/or rhabdomyolysis w/ statins &/or fibrates or confirmed creatinine phosphokinase elevation above 5 times ULN under previous statin treatment. Pregnancy & lactation. Childn. For 145 mg/40 mg only, concomitant administration of amiodarone, verapamil, amlodipine or diltiazem.
Special Precautions: Skeletal muscle toxicity, including rare cases of rhabdomyolysis with or without renal failure, has been reported with administration of lipid-lowering substances like fibrates and statins. The risk of myopathy with statins and fibrates is known to be related to the dose of each component and to the nature of the fibrate.
Fenofibrate / Simvastatin 145 mg/20 mg
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