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“Supralip.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Supralip. Accessed 27 December 2019.
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Fibric acid derivatives may increase the adverse effects of colchicine (Colcrys) on muscle tissue.
Cyclosporine may increase the toxic effects of fibric acid derivatives on the kidney while fibric acid derivatives may decrease blood levels of cyclosporine.
Supralip and its derivatives may increase the adverse effects associated with ezetimibe (Zetia), HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors (statins), and sulfonlyureas. Fibric acid derivatives may increase the anticoagulation (blood-thinning) benefits of warfarin (Coumadin).
Colchicine is a drug used to treat gout. Taking it with Supralip raises your risk of muscle pain.
What Is Supralip (Tricor)?
Supralip is the generic form of the brand name drug Tricor, used to treat high levels of cholesterol and triglyceride in your blood.
Supralip belongs to a class of medications known as antilipemics and fibric acid. It works by breaking down fats and helping the body eliminate triglycerides.
Tricor was originally approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 2001 and is manufactured by Abbott Laboratories.