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Lofibra Side Effects

Common Lofibra Side Effects

Lofibra has been studied thoroughly in clinical trials. In these studies, side effects are always documented and compared to side effects that occurred in a similar group of people not taking the medicine. The most common side effects occurred in more than 2 percent of the people taking Lofibra and include:
  • Chest congestion or difficulty breathing -- up to 6.2 percent
  • Abdominal pain -- up to 4.6 percent
  • Back pain -- up to 3.4 percent
  • Headache -- up to 3.2 percent
  • Runny nose -- up to 2.3 percent
  • Diarrhea or constipation -- up to 2.3 percent
  • Nausea -- up to 2.3 percent
  • Body weakness -- up to 2.1 percent
  • Flu-like symptoms -- up to 2.1 percent.
Lofibra can also cause an elevation in liver enzymes. In the clinical trials, this was the most common reason why people stopped taking Lofibra. Your healthcare provider may choose to monitor your liver enzymes during your treatment and stop your medication if they become too high (see Lofibra and Liver Problems).

Serious Lofibra Side Effects

Some side effects with Lofibra should be reported immediately to your healthcare provider. These include but are not limited to:
  • Unexplained muscle pain, tenderness, or weakness (especially if you have a fever or feel ill)
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Fever
  • Passing brown or dark-colored urine
  • Skin or the whites of the eyes turn yellow
  • Feeling more tired than usual
  • Itching
  • Unexplained bleeding
  • Bleeding that seems to take longer to stop
  • Unexplained rash.
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