The dose of Tricor that your healthcare provider recommends will vary depending on a number of factors, including:
- Your age
- The medical condition being treated
- Other medical conditions you may have
- Other medications you may be currently taking.
As with any drug, do not adjust your dosage unless your healthcare provider instructs you to do so.
(Click Tricor Dosage for more information about the proper dosing.)
As with any medicine, there are possible side effects; but not everyone who takes the medicine will experience problems. In fact, most people tolerate it well. When people do develop side effects, in most cases they are minor, meaning they require no treatment or are easily treated by you or your healthcare provider. If side effects do occur, most people do not need to stop their medicine.
The most common side effects include:
Other side effects, occurring in less than 1 percent of people, include but are not limited to:
Keep in mind that if you experience unexplained muscle pain, tenderness, or weakness (especially if you also have a fever or feel ill) it is important to contact your healthcare provider immediately. This could be a sign of a serious, life-threatening muscle problem.
(Click Tricor Side Effects for a more detailed list of specific side effects and other possible serious side effects to look out for.)