How bad are cholesterol fibrates drugs side effects?

Asked By: Taya Rodriguez
Date created: Thu, Jun 3, 2021 2:26 PM
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The side effects of fibrates include nausea, stomach upset, and sometimes diarrhea. Fibrates can irritate (inflame) the liver. The liver irritation usually is mild and reversible, but it occasionally can be severe enough to require stopping the drug. Fibrates can cause gallstones when used for several years.
Answered By: Sadie Krajcik
Date created: Fri, Jun 4, 2021 4:29 PM

How do fibrates work? ( pharmacology)

How do fibrates work? ( pharmacology)
The side effects of fibrates include nausea, stomach upset, and sometimes diarrhea. Fibrates can irritate (inflame) the liver. The liver irritation usually is mild and reversible, but it occasionally can be severe enough to require stopping the drug. Fibrates can cause gallstones when used for several years.
Answered By: Reinhold Hammes
Date created: Sat, Jun 5, 2021 12:08 AM
Fibrates Side Effects Fibric acid derivatives (fibrates) lower blood triglyceride levels and have a moderate effect on increasing HDL (or “good”) cholesterol in the blood. However, they are not very effective in lowering LDL (“bad”) cholesterol. Some possible side effects include:
Answered By: Odie Kertzmann
Date created: Sat, Jun 5, 2021 3:14 AM
The pharmacological effect of fibrates is observed from the second week of treatment. Studies have shown its effectiveness in reducing triglycerides by up to 55% and cholesterol by up to 25%. These cholesterol medications are well tolerated and the most common side effects are gastrointestinal.
Answered By: Humberto Hermann
Date created: Sat, Jun 5, 2021 7:54 AM
Side effects Fibrates are generally well-tolerated drugs, but like all other drugs, fibrates can express some side effects in certain patients. Some of the most important ones include: digestive system problems – problems with the digestive system such as the upset stomach, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, diarrhea, constipation might occur
Answered By: Larissa Lang
Date created: Sat, Jun 5, 2021 8:43 PM
If you take cholesterol drugs and other medicines, you might be more likely to have side effects. Tell your doctor about everything you take, including prescription drugs, over-the-counter meds ...
Answered By: Alice Tromp
Date created: Sun, Jun 6, 2021 9:56 AM
The main side effect of niacin is flushing of the face and upper body, which might be lessened if you take it with meals. You might have less flushing if you take aspirin about 30 minutes before taking niacin. Other side effects include: Skin issues, such as itching or tingling.
Answered By: Willie Herman
Date created: Sun, Jun 6, 2021 8:48 PM
If you think you might be having side effects from your cholesterol drug, you should talk to your doctor right away. When you call the office, let him or her know your concerns about side effects and that you need advice very soon about what to do. That way, your doctor should get back to you quite quickly. If you are concerned that your side effects may be in the "severe" category or if you are simply unable to tolerate them, tell your doctor's office that you will be stopping your ...
Answered By: Shaylee Adams
Date created: Sun, Jun 6, 2021 11:50 PM
Side effects: Bile acid sequestrants are not absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract, and 30 years of experience with these drugs indicates that long-term use is safe. These agents may cause constipation, bloating, nausea, or gas.
Answered By: Rory Zboncak
Date created: Mon, Jun 7, 2021 6:22 AM
Although fibrates are well-tolerated among people taking them, you may experience some side effects. The most common side effects noted include experiencing gastrointestinal issues, such as nausea, diarrhea, and abdominal pain. These side effects are usually mild and, in most cases, go away after starting your fibrate.
Answered By: Owen Gutkowski
Date created: Mon, Jun 7, 2021 11:36 AM
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