What is Gemhexal used for?
Gemhexal (Gemfibrozil) is a cholesterol-regulating medication used to lower the levels of triglycerides in people with pancreatitis.
How does Gemhexal work?
It helps in lowering very high blood cholesterol levels in people who have not responded to diet and exercise. This medicine also decreases low density lipoprotein (VLDL) cholesterol ("bad" cholesterol) and increase high density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol ("good" cholesterol).
What is the recommended dosage of Gemhexal?
The dosage of Gemhexal prescribed to each patient will vary. Follow physician’s instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label. The following dosage information includes the common dose Gemhexal.
What are the side effects for Gemhexal?
Gemhexal can cause side effects such as nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, constipation, dizziness, drowsiness, tired feeling, blurred vision, and unusual taste in your mouth.
What happens if I miss a dose?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.