Who should not take Fenofibrate?
The following conditions are contraindicated with this drug. Check with your physician if you have any of the following:
- decreased blood platelets
- very low levels of granulocytes, a type of white blood cell
- low levels of white blood cells
- a disease with shrinking and weaker muscles called myopathy
- obstruction of a blood vessel by a blood clot
- liver problems
- disease of the gallbladder
- acute inflammation of the pancreas
- a condition with muscle tissue breakdown called rhabdomyolysis
- muscle inflammation
- abnormal liver function tests
- a patient who is producing milk and breastfeeding
- a progressive liver disease called primary biliary cholangitis
- chronic kidney disease stage 2 (mild)
- chronic kidney disease stage 3A (moderate)
- chronic kidney disease stage 3B (moderate)
- chronic kidney disease stage 4 (severe)
- chronic kidney disease stage 5 (failure)
- kidney disease with likely reduction in kidney function
- Child-Pugh class A liver impairment
- Child-Pugh class B liver impairment
- Child-Pugh class C liver impairment
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