Is Generic Tricor the same as Lipitor?
Generic Tricor is a drug belonging to a different class of drugs called "Fibrates", whereas Lipitor (atorvastatin) belongs to the "Statin" class. Both the medicines act by different mechanisms.
Does Generic Tricor 150 mg cause erectile dysfunction, weight gain or memory loss?
Generic Tricor may rarely cause sexual weakness in patients. It does not cause weight gain and memory loss. Consult your doctor before use.
Can I take Generic Tricor with Lipitor, ibuprofen, niacin, Nyquil or crestor?
Taking Generic Tricor150 mg with drugs from the statin class (e.g. Atorvastatin or Lipitor; rosuvastatin or crestor) may cause muscle breakdown. There is no significant drug interaction with ibuprofen, niacin or Nyquil. However, always consult your doctor before use.
What is Generic Tricor?
Generic Tricor belongs to a class of drugs called as fibrates or fibric acid derivatives. It is different from statins, blood thinners, diuretic and nitrate.
Is Generic Tricor150 mg generic?
Yes, Generic Tricor is a generic drug sold under several pharmaceutical brand names (Antara, Lofibra, Stanlip, Lipicard etc.).
What is the generic version of Tricor?
Generic Tricor, Oral Tablet. Generic Tricor oral tablet is available as brand-name drugs and as a generic drug. Brand names: Fenoglide, Tricor, and Triglide. Generic Tricor comes in two forms: oral tablet and oral capsule.
When should Generic Tricor be discontinued?
Baseline and regular periodic monitoring of liver function, including serum ALT (SGPT) should be performed for the duration of therapy with TRICOR, and therapy discontinued if enzyme levels persist above three times the normal limit.
Is Generic Tricor bad for kidneys?
Results: Most clinical studies showed a rapid (within weeks) raising effect of Generic Tricoron SCr levels. This was often accompanied by declined estimated glomerular filtration rate. Risk predictors of this adverse effect might include increased age, impaired renal function and high-dose treatment.
When should you take Generic Tricor?
This medicine is usually taken once a day. Take the medicine at the same time each day to maintain the medication's effect. Fenoglide, Lipofen, Lofibra, and Tricor should be taken with a meal. Antara and Triglide can be taken with or without a meal.