What drugs may interact with fenofibrate?
This medication may interact with other drugs that you are currently taking, which can change how your drug works or increase your risk for serious side effects.
To avoid any potential drug interactions, you should keep a list of all the drugs you are using (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal products) and share it with your doctor and pharmacist.
Drugs with known interactions:
- Colchicine, statins, and other fibrates
- Oral anticoagulants
- Bile acid sequestrants
If you experience an adverse drug interaction, inform your doctor immediately to reevaluate your treatment plan. Approaches include dose adjustment, drug substitution, or ending therapy.
Does food or alcohol interact with fenofibrate?
This drug may interact with food or alcohol by altering the way the drug works or increase the risk for serious side effects. It should be taken with meals for optimal absorption and effect. Do not take it with alcohol as it increases the risk of liver damage. Please discuss with your doctor or pharmacist any potential food or alcohol interactions before using this drug.
What health conditions may interact with fenofibrate?
This drug may interact with underlying conditions. This interaction may worsen your health condition or alter the way the drug works. Therefore, it is important to always let your doctor and pharmacist know all the health conditions you currently have, especially:
- Severe renal impairment
- Active liver disease
- Gallbladder disease