Tricor Precautions and Warnings

There are many precautions and warnings with Tricor to be aware of. For example, you should let your healthcare provider know (before taking Tricor) if you have diabetes, heart disease, thyroid gland problems, or gallbladder disease or gallstones, among other conditions. Also, because Tricor can interact with a number of other medicines, you should let your healthcare provider know about all other drugs you may be currently taking. Some other Tricor precautions and warnings include the safety of taking Tricor while pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as the chance of an increase in liver enzymes or decrease in certain blood cells in some people taking this medicine.

Tricor: What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?

Prior to taking Tricor® (fenofibrate), you should let your healthcare provider know if you have:
 
  • Diabetes
  • Gallbladder disease or gallstones
  • Heart disease
  • Kidney disease or kidney failure
  • Liver disease or liver failure
  • Thyroid gland problems
  • An allergy to Tricor or any other medications, foods, dyes, or preservatives.
     
It is also important to let your healthcare provider know if you:
 
  • Drink alcohol frequently
  • Are pregnant or planning on becoming pregnant
  • Are breastfeeding.

 

Tell your healthcare provider about all other medicines you may already be taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
 
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