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Buy Lipofen or Generic Fenofibrate Online

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GENERIC ALTERNATIVE LISTING - Fenofibrate
Dosage Pack Size & Price Qty
150mg
BRAND LISTING - Lipofen (Fenofibrate)
Dosage Pack Size & Price Qty
150mg

LIPOFEN (FENOFIBRATES)

Lipofen Description

If you have been found to have high cholesterol and triglyceride levels, your doctor may recommend the following: a low cholesterol and low-fat diet; do not drink alcohol; stop smoking; and a prescription for Lipofen in order to reduce your risk of possible heart disease. Cholesterol is made by your liver and moves into your bloodstream to various organs and tissues where it helps to strengthen cell membranes, compose bile salts, and digest fats better. Your body only needs a small amount of cholesterol to carry out its duties, but a diet high in cholesterol, such as red meat, cheese, eggs, and fast foods can cause too much cholesterol in your blood. This results in cholesterol accumulating on blood vessel walls and impairing the blood flow to your heart.

Lipofen or generic Fenofibrate increases an enzyme called lipase which is a natural substance that breaks down fats in your bloodstream. Lipofen also lowers triglyceride levels by inhibiting your liver’s ability to produce very low density lipoproteins which contain the highest amount of triglycerides. Your good cholesterol called high-density lipoprotein (HDL) is also modestly increased with the help of Lipofen, but it is not effective for lowering the bad cholesterol called low-density lipoprotein (LDL). The generic alternative is not manufactured by the company that makes the brand product.

Conditions Treated by Lipofen

Good cholesterol is useful to get rid of excess cholesterol by transporting it from your blood vessels to your liver where it is excreted. Bad cholesterol adds cholesterol to your blood by transporting it from your liver. It can also form plaque on the walls of your blood vessels which narrows the passageway for blood, oxygen, and other nutrients trying to reach your heart and other organs and tissue. Triglycerides are another type of fat that combines with cholesterol and forms plasma lipids that are deposited in your blood vessels. High triglyceride levels can contribute to becoming diabetic, hypertensive, or cause other diseases that can affect your heart. It’s important that you have a simple blood test to check your cholesterol and triglyceride levels and correct bad eating habits.

Before You Take Lipofen

Talk to your doctor about any harmful effects of taking Lipofen if you are pregnant, may become pregnant, or are breast feeding. Discuss other medical conditions or allergies you have and tell your doctor about any OTC or Rx drugs you are taking, including herbal remedies and dietary or vitamin supplements. This will allow the doctor to determine if Lipofen is the right medicine for you.

Warnings for Lipofen

Avoid drinking alcohol while taking Lipofen as it can increase your triglyceride levels and may damage your liver. You may be required to have periodic blood tests to check the cholesterol and triglyceride levels. If there is no improvement after two months of treatment with Lipofen, your doctor may discontinue treatment with this medication.

Possible Side Effects of Lipofen

  • Fatigue
  • Runny or stuffy nose
  • Headache

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