Fenofibrate/Bile Acid Sequestrants
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Moderate. These medicines may cause some risk when taken together. Contact your healthcare professional (e.g. doctor or pharmacist) for more information.
How the interaction occurs:
Bile acid sequestrants may stop the fenofibrate from getting into your body.
What might happen:
Taking these together may lower the effect of fenofibrate.
What you should do about this interaction:
Let your healthcare professionals (e.g. doctor or pharmacist) know right away that you are taking these medicines together. Taking the fenofibrate 1 hour before or 4-6 hours after the bile acid sequestrant may prevent this interaction.Your healthcare professionals may already be aware of this interaction and may be monitoring you for it. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicine before checking with them first.Reference:1.Triglide (fenofibrate) US prescribing information. Sciele Pharma, Inc. January, 2013.