Lipofen vs Tricor

Lipofen
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Tricor
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Lipofen is a cholesterol lowering medication.
Tricor is a cholesterol lowering medication.
Satisfaction Score
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Satisfaction Score
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3.2
Moderately Satisfied
Concern level
2.1
Approval Date
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January 11, 2006
December 31, 1993
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
64 Discussions
3,813 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
Lipofen is prescribed for High Cholesterol and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Condition
Number of posts
Tricor is prescribed for High Triglycerides and High Cholesterol and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Lip
Acute Pancreatitis
9
Hair Loss
9
Feeling Bad
9
Cancer
6
Constipation
6
Headaches
6
Allergy
6
Cramping
6
Muscle Problems
6
Nausea
6
Tri
Muscle Pain
9
Weight Loss
8
Tiredness
5
Weakness
5
Weight Gain
3
Depression
3
Headaches
2
Allergy
2
Stomach Pain
2
Nausea
2
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Feeling Bad
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Tri
9
0
Cancer
Lip
Tri
6
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Constipation
Lip
Tri
6
0
Headaches
Lip
Tri
6
2
Allergy
Lip
Tri
6
2
Cramping
Lip
Tri
6
0
Muscle Problems
Lip
Tri
6
0
Nausea
Lip
Tri
6
2
Muscle Pain
Tri
Lip
9
0
Weight Loss
Tri
Lip
8
0
Tiredness
Tri
Lip
5
0
Weakness
Tri
Lip
5
0
Weight Gain
Tri
Lip
3
0
Depression
Tri
Lip
3
0
Headaches
Tri
Lip
2
6
Allergy
Tri
Lip
2
6
Stomach Pain
Tri
Lip
2
0
Nausea
Tri
Lip
2
6
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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C Category C
Before taking Lipofen during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
C Category C
Before taking Tricor during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Lipofen and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Tricor and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Capsule: 50 mg, 150 mg
Tablet: 48 mg, 54 mg, 145 mg, 160 mg
Capsule: 67 mg, 134 mg, 200 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Fenofibrate
Fenofibrate Micronized, Fenofibrate Nanocrystallized
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Lipofen and Tricor: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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