Lipiduce

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Lipiduce 160
LIPIDUCE 160
FORMULATION:
Each film coated tablet contains:
Fenofibrate…………160 mg
INDICATIONS:
Used to reduce low density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol, total cholesterol, triglycerides and apolipoprotein B and to increase high density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol, in the management of hyperlipidemias, including type II a, type II b, type III, type IV and type V hyperlipoproteinemias.
DOSAGE & ADMINISTRATION:
Oral
Usual adult dose
Hypercholesterol¬emia, primary hypercholesterolemia or mixed dyslipidemia (Frederickson type 2a, 2b): 160 mg daily with or without food; Max 160 mg per day.
Hypertriglyceridemia, Frederickson types 4 and 5 hyperlipidemia, adjunct to diet:
Initial: 50 to 160 mg once daily with or without food; adjust dose after repeated lipid tests at 4 to 8 week intervals; Max 160 mg orally daily.
Usual pediatric dose: Safety and efficacy is not established in pediatric patients for tablets.
CONTRAINDICATIONS:
Gall bladder disease. Hypersensitivity. Liver disease. Nursing mothers. Severe renal dysfunction.
PRECAUTIONS:
Concomitant therapy w/ HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors (eg, Lovostatin, Pravastatin, Simvastatin) or fenofibric acid derivatives (eg, Gemfibrozil) should be avoided, concomitant therapy w/ anticoagulants, cholelithiasis, diabetic patients, hypothyroidism, hypersensitivity reactions, myopathies, pancreatitis, renal dysfunction, serum transaminases (AST & ALT) increases of >3 times the upper limit of normal. Children. Elderly.
ADVERSE REACTION
Common: Rash. Diarrhea, flatulence, nausea and vomiting. Myalgia. Rhinitis.
Rare: Pancreatitis. Hepatotoxicity. Rhabdomyolysis.
STORAGE:
DRUG INTERACTIONS
Acenocoumarol, anisindione, atorvastatin, cerivastatin, dicumarol, fluvastatin, lovastatin, phenindione, phenprocoumon, pravastatin, rosuvastatin, simvastatin, warfarin, colestipol, ezetimibe, glimepiride.
Store at temperatures not exceeding 30°C. Protect from light.
CAUTION:
Foods, Drugs, Devices and Cosmetics Act prohibits dispensing without prescription.
PRESENTATION & PACKAGING:
160 mg film coated tablet, Alu/Alu Blister Pack x 10’s (Box of 100’s)

Manufactured by:
Unison Laboratories Co., Ltd.
39 Moo 4, Klong Udomcholjorn Muang Chachoengsao, Chachoengsao 24000 Thailand

Imported and Distributed by:
Justright Pharmaceuticals
20 Palanza corner Guirayan Sts., Brgy. Doña Imelda, Quezon City 1113 Philippines