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Bezafibrate (marketed as Bezalip and various other brand names) is a fibrate drug used for the treatment of hyperlipidaemia. It helps to lower LDL cholesterol and triglyceride in the blood, and increase HDL.

Pharmacodynamics

Pharmacokinetics

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Bezafibrate Indications / Bezafibrate Uses

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Bezafibrate Adverse Reactions / Bezafibrate Side Effects

GI upset, pruritus, urticaria, alopoecia, impotence; vertigo, fatigue; increased serum transminases. Leucopenia,thrombocytopenia; myotoxicity.

Precautions

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Special Precautions

Renal impairement, children. In patients receiving chlestyramine, the two drugs must be separated by twp hours. History of jaundice or hepatic disorder; renal impairement (reduce dose) hypoalbumineamia or nephrotic syndrome.

Other Drug Interactions

Chlorestyramine inhibits bezafibrate absorption. Enhanced effects of oral anticoagulants

Other Interactions

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Dosage

Oral
Hyperlipidaemias:
Adult- 200mg tid may increase dose gradually over 5-7 days. Maintenance : 200 mg bid. As modified – release preparation: 400mg daily.

Food(before/after)

Should be taken with food

List of Contraindications

Bezafibrate and Pregnancy

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Bezafibrate and Lactation

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Bezafibrate and Children

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Bezafibrate and Geriatic

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Bezafibrate and Other Contraindications

Advanced liver disease, primary biliary cirrhosis; gallstones or gall blader disorders; severe renal insufficiency, hypoalbumineamia or nephrotic syndrome.

Storage

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Lab interference

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Bezafibrate brands in India:

Beza-XL Bezalip Bizalip Bizalip Bizalip-SR

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