bezafibrate-oral

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GENERIC NAME: BEZAFIBRATE - ORAL (bezz-uh-FIBE-rate)

Medication Uses | How To Use | Side Effects | Precautions | Drug Interactions | Overdose | Notes | Missed Dose | Storage

USES: This medication is used along with a diet and an exercise program to treat high cholesterol levels.

HOW TO USE: Take this medication by mouth exactly as prescribed with or just after meals. Do not take this more often or increase the dose without your doctor's approval. Your cholesterol level will not lower faster but the risk of side effects will be increased.

SIDE EFFECTS: Stomach upset, stomach pain, gas, or nausea may occur the first several days as your body adjusts to the medication. Itchy skin, redness, headache, and dizziness have also been reported. If any of these effects continue or become bothersome, inform your doctor. Notify your doctor if you develop: muscle aches/pains, muscle weakness, chest pain, unusual weakness, skin rash, vomiting. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

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