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GEMPAR 300 MG CAPSULE


Overview

Uses of Gempar Capsule

GEMPAR 300 MG CAPSULE is used in the treatment of high triglycerides and high cholesterol.

Gempar Capsule side effects

Common
  • 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. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. 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).

Gempar Capsule related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
GEMPAR 300 MG CAPSULE may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
GEMPAR 300 MG CAPSULE is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
GEMPAR 300 MG CAPSULE may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
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 miss a dose of 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.
GEMPAR 300 MG CAPSULE
₹8.84/Capsule
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Gempar 300mg Capsule
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₹4.6/Capsule
save 48%
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Triglyd 300mg Capsule
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Expert Advice

  • GEMPAR 300 MG CAPSULE is the medication of choice for lowering triglyceride levels in the blood. It can reduce triglycerides by up to 50%.
  • It decreases the risk of heart disease and helps prevent stroke and heart attack.
  • Take it along with regular exercise and low-fat diet to lower levels of fat in the blood.
  • 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.
  • Do not discontinue GEMPAR 300 MG CAPSULE without consulting your doctor even if you feel better.
  • Avoid alcohol consumption while taking this medication.
  • It should be taken with food.
  • 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.

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): Euroglip, Pridex MG, Glimpee
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Diabic, Glicla
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Rosidoc, Rosustin, Rosucad
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Etovas, Alvastatin, Atalo
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Piobest
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Gempar

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I have vitamin. B12 deficiency. And high cholesterol
Dr. Saurabh Arora
Heart Specialist
Avoid fried food extra salt and regular exercise plus tab homocheck daily after consulting with your physician
High Cholesterol 208 mg/dl and Triglyceride 212 mg/dl.
Dr. Vishesh Rohatgi
Heart Specialist
Hi. The cholesterol value is borderline high and can be easily controlled with lifestyle changes. Avoid oily and spicy food. Walk or exercise daily for 1 hour. Check your blood pressure and repeat your lipid profile after 1 month and let us know.
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FAQs

Q. Is Gempar a fibrate/ statin/blood thinner/ narcotic/fenofibrate/ beta blocker?

Gempar 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 safe?

Gempar 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 cause weight loss/ weight gain/raise blood sugar/ constipation/ hair loss/ diarrhea/ gallstones/ erectile dysfunction?

Gempar 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.

Related Ayurvedic Ingredients

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