GEMPAR 300 MG CAPSULE

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SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

GEMPAR 300 MG CAPSULE is a medicine used to treat high cholesterol. This medicine helps by lowering triglycerides and "bad" cholesterol (LDL), while at the same time raising the levels of "good" cholesterol (HDL). Lowering cholesterol levels reduces the risk of heart attack and stroke.

GEMPAR 300 MG CAPSULE should be taken in the dose and duration as advised by the doctor. You can take it at any time of day without food but try to take it at the same time each day. Most people with high cholesterol do not feel ill, but if you stop taking this medicine, your condition could get worse. This may lead to your cholesterol levels rising up again and increase your risk of heart disease and stroke. It is important to have your cholesterol levels checked regularly.

This medicine is only one part of a treatment program which should also include a healthy diet, regular exercise, smoking cessation, moderation of alcohol intake and weight reduction. You can eat normally while taking this medicine, but try to avoid foods that are high in fat.

Common side effects of this medicine include nausea, abdominal pain, diarrhea, and vomiting. Before taking this medicine it is better to let your doctor know about all the other medicines that are prescribed to you. This medicine should be taken with caution if you are suffering from any kidney or liver disease. Also, pregnant women and breastfeeding mothers should not take this medicine without consulting the doctor.

Uses of Gempar Capsule

Benefits of Gempar Capsule

In High cholesterol

GEMPAR 300 MG CAPSULE effectively reduces the high cholesterol levels in your body. Lowering the amount of cholesterol reduces the chances of heart diseases and helps you remain healthier for longer. Take it regularly and make appropriate lifestyle changes (such as eating healthy and staying active) to maximize the effectiveness of this medicine. Keep taking it even if you feel well.

Side effects of Gempar Capsule

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Gempar

  • Increased liver enzymes
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Abdominal pain
  • Diarrhea
  • Flatulence

How to use Gempar Capsule

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. GEMPAR 300 MG CAPSULE is to be taken empty stomach.

How Gempar Capsule works

GEMPAR 300 MG CAPSULE is a lipid lowering medication. It works by lowering the levels of triglycerides and "bad" cholesterol (LDL), while raising the levels of "good" cholesterol (HDL).

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with GEMPAR 300 MG CAPSULE. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
GEMPAR 300 MG CAPSULE may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
GEMPAR 300 MG CAPSULE is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
GEMPAR 300 MG CAPSULE may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
GEMPAR 300 MG CAPSULE should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of GEMPAR 300 MG CAPSULE may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of GEMPAR 300 MG CAPSULE is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
UNSAFE
GEMPAR 300 MG CAPSULE is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Gempar Capsule?

If you miss a dose of GEMPAR 300 MG CAPSULE, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Quick Tips

  • It should be taken on an empty stomach or half an hour before a meal.
  • Avoid alcohol consumption while taking this medication.
  • Your doctor may check your liver function before starting treatment and regularly thereafter. Notify your doctor if you are more tired than usual, do not feel hungry, or if you have yellow eyes, skin or dark urine.
  • Inform your doctor if you experience muscle pain, tenderness, cramps, or weakness while taking GEMPAR 300 MG CAPSULE, particularly if it is accompanied by a fever.
  • Do not discontinue GEMPAR 300 MG CAPSULE without consulting your doctor even if you feel better.
  • It should be taken on an empty stomach or half an hour before a meal.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
PPAR alpha
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
CARDIAC
Action Class
PPAR alpha agonists (Fibrate)

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Gempar with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Ezlip, Ezentia, Ezzicad
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Ripadep, Lunch ON, Page
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Altrom, Cenorol, Cgtrom
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Etovas
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

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High diabetes High cholesterol
Dr. Sanjay Bhatt
Physician
Send reports Need to take medicineAnd what medicine are you taking alreadyA person can control his or her sugar levels by regular exercise and walk or regular aerobic exercises at least 30 to 45 minutes per day.MEDICAL NUTRITIONAL THERAPY THAT IS TO MAINTAIN CALORIES INTAKE AS PER BMI .TAKE HELP OF DIABETIC EDUCATOR. VISIT YOU DOCTOR AND LOW ALL WHAT DOCTOR SUGGESTED.IN TIME ALL ROUTINE INVESTIGATIONS SHOULD BE DONE.you souls not treat it as disease but start of a healthy life.Uncontrolled sugar levels for long time leads to lower limb weakness which is neuropathy and which is followed by foot ulcers and other complications.online prescription is not allowed without seeing pt.so contact doctor nearby for any change or dose adjustment or visit my clinic at gurgaon sector 52 RdCity snergy multi speciality clinic near SRS MARKET
I HAVE HIGH cholesterol. Cholesterol have in blood.
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetology
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FAQs

Q. Is GEMPAR 300 MG CAPSULE a fibrate/ statin/blood thinner/ narcotic/fenofibrate/ beta blocker?

GEMPAR 300 MG CAPSULE is a fibrate and not a statin/ blood thinner/ narcotic/ fenofibrate/ beta blocker. Patients should follow the advice of doctor regarding its use

Q. Is GEMPAR 300 MG CAPSULE safe?

GEMPAR 300 MG CAPSULE is safe at the prescribed dose and duration as advised by the doctor

Q. Is gemfibrozil the same as fenofibrate?

Gemfibrozil and fenofibrate belong to the same category of medicines called fibrates and are used for lowering the level of triglycerides (type of fat) in the blood

Q. Can you take gemfibrozil with simvastatin/Lipitor/niacin?

Patients are advised not to take gemfibrozil with simvastatin/Lipitor (atorvastatin). Gemfibrozil along with niacin can be used in patients with very high fat

Q. Does GEMPAR 300 MG CAPSULE cause weight loss/ weight gain/raise blood sugar/ constipation/ hair loss/ diarrhea/ gallstones/ erectile dysfunction?

GEMPAR 300 MG CAPSULE causing diarrhea, constipation is common. Other side effects such as weight loss/ weight gain/ raise blood sugar/ hair loss/gallstones/ erectile dysfunction are very rare or uncommon. However, consult your doctor if you experience such side effects.

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