|Generic Tricor should be taken with meals. If you\'ve also been prescribed a cholesterol-lowering drug such as Questran or Colestid, take Generic Tricor at least 1 hour before or 4 to 6 hours after the other drug to make sure Generic Tricor is properly absorbed.
If you miss a Generic Tricor dose
Take the Generic Tricor dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose of Generic Tricor, skip the one you missed and go back to your regular schedule. Never take 2 Generic Tricor doses at the same time.
High cholesterol levels or a combination of high cholesterol and high triglycerides
The initial dose of Generic Tricor is 160 milligrams per day.
High triglyceride levels
The starting dose of Generic Tricor ranges from 54 to 160 milligrams per day. If you start at a low Generic Tricor dose, the doctor may increase it at 4 to 8 week intervals, up to a maximum of 160 milligrams per day.
The starting dose of Generic Tricor for older adults and those with poor kidney function is 54 milligrams per day.
Generic Tricor Overdose
There is no information on the effects of a Generic Tricor overdose. However, any medication taken in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose, seek medical attention immediately.
Generic Tricor Storage instructions
Store at room temperature and protect from moisture.
Preparations of Generic Tricor
Generic Tricor Tablets: Generic Tricor 160 mg, Generic Tricor 200 mg