Dosage and Administration1
FIBRICOR® can be given without regard to meals. Patients should be advised to swallow FIBRICOR tablets whole. Do not crush, dissolve or chew tablets.
Patients should be placed on an appropriate lipid-lowering diet before receiving FIBRICOR and should continue this diet during treatment with fenofibric acid.
For Severe Hypertriglyceridemia
The initial dose is 35 mg to 105 mg per day. Dosage should be individualized according to patient response, and should be adjusted if necessary following repeat lipid determinations at 4 to 8 week intervals. The maximum dose is 105 mg once daily.
For Primary Hypercholesterolemia or Mixed Dyslipidemia
The dose of FIBRICOR is 105 mg per day.
For Patients with Impaired Renal Function
In patients with mild-to-moderate renal impairment, treatment with FIBRICOR should be initiated at a dose of 35 mg once daily, and increased only after evaluation of the effects on renal function and lipid levels at this dose. The use of FIBRICOR should be avoided in patients with severe renal impairment.
For Geriatric Patients
Dose selection for the elderly should be made on the basis of renal function.
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FIBRICOR is available in two dosage forms and strengths:
- 35 mg – White, round tablets. Debossed “AR 787”.
- 105 mg – White, modified oval tablets. Debossed “AR788”.
- FIBRICOR [prescribing information]. Athens, GA: Athena Bioscience, LLC.; 2019.