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Pfizer Lopid

  • 300mg
  • Availability: In Stock

Pfizer Lopid
  • 600mg
  • Availability: In Stock

Description

  • Gemfibrozil, fibrates treats Hypertriglyceridemia, lowers fats, lowers bad cholesterol (LDL) and raises good cholesterol (HDL) in the blood
  • This medicine increases the amount of fat produced by the liver, or triglycerides in case of high triglyceride blood levels, decreases the risk of pancreas disease
  • Gemfibrozil, active ingredient used in similar drugs like, Lopid
  • Lopid is composed as white or brown oval conventional tablet and packed as 10 tablets per blister, dosages are available in Lopid 300 mg and Lopid 600 mg
  • Effectiveness can be seen after 3 months of the treatment

Directions for Use
Gemfibrozil
should be taken twice a day 30 minutes before meals, as prescribed by the doctor

Do's and Don'ts

  • Talk to the doctor before consuming this medicine in case of medical history of liver disease, prostate cancer, infections, urinary problems
  • Do not share  Lopid with others
  • Perform medical tests such as cholesterol/triglyceride levels, kidney/liver function tests, complete blood count periodically
  • Maintain proper diet
  • Perform medical tests such as liver function tests periodically

Side Effects

  • Stomach upset
  • Stomach/abdominal pain
  • Unusual taste
  • Gallstones and liver problems
  • Persistent nausea/vomiting
  • Yellowing eyes/skin
  • Dark urine
  • Muscle problems

Precautions

  • Seek immediate medical attention if observed serious allergic reaction like rash, itching/swelling especially of the face/tongue/throat, severe dizziness, trouble breathing
  • Talk to the doctor about medical history like liver disease such as biliary cirrhosis, gallbladder disease, kidney disease, alcohol use
  • Missed dose can be taken as soon as remembered
  • Gemfibrozil should not be used in children and women
  • Not suitable for breastfeeding women, Gemfibrozil may have undesirable effects on a nursing infant

Storage

  • Store at controlled room temperature between below 30oC
  • Protect from excess heat, direct sunlight, and excessive humidity
  • Keep Gemfibrozil in its original container, tightly closed and away from children

Disposal

  • Contact environmental regulatory agencies for an acceptable disposal practices
  • Do not flush down in the toilet or throw in the drainage

 

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