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Lopid

Manufactured by: Pfizer Ltd

Contains / Salt: Gemfibrozil (300 mg)

Prescription Required

177 people have bought this recently

Lopid

Manufactured by: Pfizer Ltd

Contains / Salt: Gemfibrozil (300 mg)

Prescription Required

177 people have bought this recently

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  1. Lopid Benefits & Uses
  2. Lopid Dosage & How to Take
  3. Lopid Side Effects
  4. Lopid Related Warnings
  5. Severe Interaction of Lopid with Other Drugs
  6. Lopid Contraindications
  7. Frequently asked Questions about Lopid
  8. Lopid Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Lopid Benefits & Uses

Lopid is used to treat the following -

  1. High Cholesterol Primary
  2. High Triglycerides

Lopid Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Lopid

Gemfibrozil

Lopid Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Lopid is used -

  1. Nausea or vomiting
  2. Increased Liver Enzymes
  3. Diarrhoea
  4. Abdominal Pain Mild
  5. Flatulence Rare
  6. Blurred vision
  7. Urticaria
  8. Anemia Rare
  9. Epigastric Pain
  10. Heartburn Rare
  11. Dyspepsia
  12. Fatigue Mild
  13. Rash
  14. Dizziness Mild
  15. Headache Mild
  16. Constipation Moderate
  17. Gallstones Moderate

Lopid Related Warnings

Is the use of Lopid safe for pregnant women?

It is not known what effect Lopid will have on pregnant women, because no research work has been carried out on this till date.

Unknown

Is the use of Lopid safe during breastfeeding?

Due to lack of research work on this topic, the side effects of Lopid for breastfeeding women are not known.

Unknown

What is the effect of Lopid on the Kidneys?

There may be some adverse effects on kidney after taking Lopid. If you observe any such side effects, stop taking this drug. Consume this medicine again only if your doctor advises you to do so.

Moderate

What is the effect of Lopid on the Liver?

Lopid may cause harmful effects on liver. if you feel it's having any such effect, then stop taking this drug, and restart only on your doctor's advice.

Moderate

What is the effect of Lopid on the Heart?

Very few cases of side effects of Lopid on the heart have been reported.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Lopid with Other Drugs

Lopid should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Atorvastatin

Warfarin

Pioglitazone,Glimepiride

    Amlodipine,Atorvastatin

      Cholestyramine

      Acarbose

      Glimepiride,Metformin

        Lopid Contraindications

        If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Lopid unless your doctor advises you to do so -

        1. Kidney Disease
        2. Liver Disease
        3. Cholecystitis
        4. Gallbladder Stones

        Frequently asked Questions about Lopid

        Is this Lopid habit forming or addictive?

        No, you will not get addicted to Lopid.

        No

        Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

        Lopid will not make you feel sleepy or drowsy. So you drive or operate machinery safely.

        Safe

        Is it safe?

        Lopid is safe but it is important to consult a doctor before taking it.

        Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

        Is it able to treat mental disorders?

        Lopid is unable to treat or cure mental disorders.

        No

        Lopid Interactions with Food and Alcohol

        Interaction between Food and Lopid

        Eating certain foods may increase the time it takes Lopid to have an effect. You should consult your doctor about it.

        Mild

        Interaction between Alcohol and Lopid

        Taking [medicine] and alcohol at the same time may lead to mild side effects. Contact your doctor right away if you observe any side effects.

        Mild
        This medicine data has been created by -
        Vikas Chauhan
        B.Pharma, Pharmacy
        3 Years of Experience

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        References

        1. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 614
        2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 639
        3. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Lopid® (gemfibrozil)
        4. Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA): Department of Health [Internet]. Governmet of Australia; Package leaflet information for the user; Lipazil (gemfibrozil)
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