Fenofibrate-induced myopathy

Neurol India. 2004 Jun;52(2):268-9.


Fenofibrate induced myopathy is a rare adverse event. We present a case of muscle pain and quadriparesis following administration of 200mg of fenofibrate for 35 days. Patient gradually improved after stopping the drug. As per our knowledge, this is probably the first case report of fenofibrate induced myopathy from India.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Fenofibrate / adverse effects*
  • Fenofibrate / therapeutic use
  • Humans
  • Hyperlipidemias / drug therapy
  • Hypolipidemic Agents / adverse effects*
  • Hypolipidemic Agents / therapeutic use
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Muscular Diseases / chemically induced*


  • Hypolipidemic Agents
  • Fenofibrate