Lopid Tablet

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Lopid Tablet Information

Lopid Tablet is a commercial drug that is prescribed in the form of Tablet. High Cholesterol are some of its major therapeutic uses. Lopid Tablet also has some secondary and off-label uses. These are listed below.

Medical history of the patient along with age and gender determines the dosage of Lopid Tablet. The condition it has been prescribed for, and the route of administration also determine the right dosage. This information has been provided in detail in the dosage section.

The most common side effects of Lopid Tablet are Nausea or vomiting. Some other side effects of Lopid Tablet have been listed ahead. Such side effects of Lopid Tablet normally do not last long and go away once the treatment is completed. Please speak with your doctor if these side effects worsen or persist for a longer duration.

It is also important to note that Lopid Tablet has a Unknown effect for pregnant women and Unknown effect on lactating mothers. It is important to know if Lopid Tablet has any effect on the kidney, liver and heart. Information on such adverse effects, if any, has been given in the Lopid Tablet related warnings section.

Lopid Tablet can cause adverse effects in certain medical conditions. It is strongly recommended to avoid Lopid Tablet in conditions like Kidney Disease, Liver Disease, Gallbladder Stones. The section on Lopid Tablet contraindications lists all such conditions.

Besides this, Lopid Tablet may also have severe interaction with some medicines. A complete list of these interactions is given below.

You should also be aware that Lopid Tablet is safe while driving, and is addiction.



Lopid Tablet Benefits & Uses

Lopid Tablet is used to treat the following -

Other Benefits

Lopid Tablet 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.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage
Adult
  • Disease: High Cholesterol
  • Before or After Meal: Before meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 600 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 2 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
Geriatric
  • Disease: High Cholesterol
  • Before or After Meal: Before meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 600 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 2 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor

Lopid Tablet Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Lopid Tablet safe for pregnant women?


    Side effects of Lopid during pregnancy are not known because scientific research on this topic hasn't been done.

    Unknown
  • Is the use of Lopid Tablet 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 Tablet on the Kidneys?


    Kidney can be affected by Lopid. If you experience any unwanted effects of this drug, stop taking it. You should take it again only after medical advice.

    Moderate
  • What is the effect of Lopid Tablet on the Liver?


    There may be an adverse effect on the liver after taking Lopid. If you observe any side effects on your body then stop taking this drug. Take this medicine again only if your doctor advises you to do so.

    Moderate
  • What is the effect of Lopid Tablet on the Heart?


    Lopid has very mild side effects on the heart.

    Mild


Lopid Tablet Contraindications

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



Frequently asked Questions about Lopid Tablet

  • Is this Lopid Tablet habit forming or addictive?


    No, there is no any evidence that Lopid Tablet is addictive.

    No
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


    Lopid Tablet does not cause dizziness or sleep, so you can drive a vehicle or operate machinery also.

    Safe
  • Is it safe?


    Yes, but consume Lopid Tablet only on doctor's advice.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
  • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


    There is no benefit of taking Lopid Tablet for mental disorders.

    No

Lopid Tablet Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Lopid Tablet


    When consumed with certain foods, Lopid Tablet may take longer to have an effect. Contact your doctor about this.

    Mild
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Lopid Tablet


    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


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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience



References

April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 614

KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 639

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Lopid® (gemfibrozil)

Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA): Department of Health [Internet]. Governmet of Australia; Package leaflet information for the user; Lipazil (gemfibrozil)



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