Trilipix Drug Interactions
Some of the medications that may cause drug interactions with Trilipix include cyclosporine, warfarin, and bile-acid sequestrants. These interactions could increase the risk of bleeding, prevent Trilipix from being absorbed, or increase the risk for kidney problems. In order to help prevent these and other problems, tell your healthcare provider about all other medicines you are taking before starting treatment.
Trilipix™ (fenofibric acid delayed-release, also known as choline fibrate) is a prescription cholesterol medication. It can potentially interact with a few other medicines. Some of the medications that may lead to Trilipix drug interactions include:
- Bile acid sequestrant cholesterol medications, such as:
- Colchicine (Colcrys®)
- Cyclosporine (Gengraf®, Neoral®, Sandimmune®)
- Warfarin (Coumadin®, Jantoven®).
Some of these interactions with Trilipix may increase your risk for developing serious muscle problems (see Trilipix and Muscle Pain). Thus, it is important to contact your healthcare provider immediately if you experience unexplained muscle pain, tenderness, or weakness (especially if accompanied by a fever or feeling of illness) while taking Trilipix.
The following sections explain in detail the potentially negative interactions that can occur when Trilipix is combined with any of the drugs listed above.